SMU hires ex-UCLA aide Broussard as RB coach

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DALLAS (AP) -- Former UCLA running backs coach Steve Broussard has been hired for the same position at SMU.

Broussard was a running back for the Atlanta Falcons when SMU coach June Jones was on the staff there in the 1990s. He played nine seasons in the NFL.

The former Washington State running back spent the past two seasons with the Bruins after previous stints as an assistant at Arizona State, Portland State and his alma mater.

While at UCLA, Broussard's recruiting responsibilities included Texas. He was also the recruiting coordinator with the Sun Devils.