Former Purdue DC lands analyst gig with Big 12 program
Former Purdue defensive coordinator Nick Holt has found a new job.
Stadium’s Brett McMurphy is reporting that Holt has accepted a position with Texas Tech as as an analyst. He served as Purdue’s defensive coordinator on Jeff Brohm’s staff from 2017-19. The two sides parted ways following the 2019 season when the Boilers finished 4-8.
Holt had also previously served as a defensive coordinator at Western Kentucky, Washington, USC and Idaho. He also had a brief stint as the head coach at Idaho (2004-05).
Former Purdue DC Nick Holt will be an analyst at Texas Tech. Holt also previously was DC at Western Kentucky, Washington, USC & Idaho
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) August 3, 2021
Last year, Holt was the head coach of Italian football team Varese Skorpions.
Holt joins Matt Wells’ Red Raiders staff ahead of the 2021 season. Last year, Texas Tech finished with a 4-6 record. In 2019, the Raiders went 4-8.
This will be Holt’s first stop in the Big 12.