AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas assistant football coach Joe Wickline is asking a judge to dismiss Oklahoma State's efforts to force him to pay nearly $600,000 for his move to the Longhorns.
In a court motion filed this week in Oklahoma, Wickline says sworn statements from Texas coach Charlie Strong, offensive coordinator Shawn Watson and Wickline prove that he has some play-calling duties.
That was a necessary detail in his contract with Oklahoma State if Wickline wanted to leave for another school without having to pay damages.
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Oklahoma State sued Wickline in 2014, arguing that Watson is really Texas' play caller.
The depositions by the Texas coaches described a complicated - and sometimes confusing - sideline scenario of discussions between Wickline and Watson when the Longhorns are trying to get plays to the quarterback.