Bruce Chambers

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For the Australian footballer, see Bruce Chambers (footballer).
Bruce Chambers
Current position
Title None at present time
Team N/A
Conference Big 12
Annual salary $172,360[1]
Playing career
1979–1982 North Texas
Position(s) WR
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1989–1992
1993–1995
1996–1997
1998–2002
2003–2014
Dallas Carter HS (DC)
Dallas Carter HS (OC)
Dallas Carter HS
Texas (RB coach)
Texas (TE coach)
Head coaching record
Overall 18–6 (High school)

Bruce Chambers is an American football coach. He most recently served as an assistant to Charlie Strong at the University of Texas at Austin, and was the only member of the coaching staff retained from Mack Brown's staff. Previously he served as coach at David W. Carter High School in Dallas, Texas. He was dismissed from the staff on December 31, 2014, so he is between jobs at the moment.

Chambers played wide receiver at the University of North Texas under Jerry Moore, Bob Tyler and Corky Nelson. He then became coach at Dallas Carter High School, coaching the freshmen and junior varsity before becoming varsity assistant to Freddie James in 1989. In 1996 Chambers succeeded James as head coach, but chose to leave the school after two seasons for an assistant job at Texas.

In his first five seasons at Texas, Chambers coached three of the nine 1,000-yard rushers (Ricky Williams, 1998 / Hodges Mitchell, 1999–2000 / Cedric Benson, 2001–02) in school history and became the first position coach since Fred Akers (with Roosevelt Leaks and Earl Campbell in '73 and '74-75, respectively) to have two different backs earn first-team all-conference honors in three consecutive seasons (Williams, 1998 / Mitchell, 1999–2000).

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