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Reports: Texas hires Taylor Searels from Vanderbilt as Director of Recruiting Operations

The Auburn grad is the daughter of former Texas offensive line coach Stacy Searels.

NCAA Football: Vanderbilt at Missouri Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Another member of the Vanderbilt Commodores support staff is joining the Texas Longhorns and new head coach Steve Sarkisian with the addition of Taylor Searels as the Director of Recruiting Operations.

Inside Texas previously reported the hire.

An Auburn grad and the daughter of former Texas offensive line coach Stacy Searels, who coached under Mack Brown from 2011-13, Searels worked with Texas Chief of Staff Jason Grooms in Nashville.

Searels hasn’t confirmed her new destination, but she did post messages on Friday saying goodbye to Vanderbilt.

At Vanderbilt, her title was the on-campus recruiting coordinator and she was responsible for assisting “with all matters involving to Vanderbilt’s on-campus recruiting effort, from coordinating official visits to organizing campus tours and scheduling meetings with key athletics and university staff.”

Searels previously spent more than three years as a student recruiting assistant at Auburn.