Reports: Kentucky finalizing deal to hire Bush Hamdan as OC

Kentucky is reportedly finalizing a deal to hire Bush Hamdan as its next offensive coordinator, according to multiple reports.

According to Pete Thamel of ESPN, Hamdan will be agreeing to a three-year contract with the Wildcats.

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Hamdan spent last season as offensive coordinator at Boise State. The Broncos averaged 436.1 yards and 32.1 points per game to rank second and third, respectively, in the Mountain West Conference.

Hamdan has conference-championship coaching experience. He joined Washington as an offensive quality control coach in 2015 before being promoted to wide receivers coach/pass game coordinator in 2016, when the Huskies won the Pac-12 Conference Championship and appeared in the College Football Playoff.

The Gaithersburg, Maryland, native was promoted again to offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Washington from 2018-19.

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Hamdan started his coaching career at Colorado as a student assistant in 2009. He served as an offensive intern at Maryland in 2010 before coaching tight ends at Sacramento State in 2011.

Hamdan also has coaching stops at Florida in 2012, Arkansas State in 2013, Davidson in 2014 and Missouri from 2020-22.

Hamdan played quarterback at Boise State from 2004-08.