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Thomas Brooks Officially Takes Over at John Tyler

Tuesday was the start of a new era for the John Tyler Lions. New head coach Thomas Brooks officially crossed the t's, dotted the i's, and restarted the "Cujo." 

Brooks signed his contract Tuesday morning, and went straight to his first workout as head coach. The Lions' new coach was introduced by Athletic Director Danny Long, and then addressed his players.

Among other changes, Brooks says he wants to install the wide open spread offense at John Tyler, saying it will bring excitement back to the program.

Reid Kerr (rkerr@kltv.com) reporting.

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