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Hurricanes OC Rhett Lashlee expected to be top candidate for SMU’s potential coaching vacancy

Sonny Dykes is still the coach at Southern Methodist University, but if he leaves SMU for Texas Christian University like he’s expected to, it looks like the Mustangs will look to hire the Miami Hurricanes’ offensive play-caller as their next coach.

UM offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee is expected to be a top candidate for the potential SMU opening, according to multiple reports.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram first reported that the Mustangs are leaning towards hiring Lashlee if Dykes leaves SMU for TCU, while Yahoo Sports reported Tuesday afternoon that Lashlee “is the early leading candidate for SMU and will be hard to beat for the job.