Joe Wickline lawsuit settled by Oklahoma State

We won't get to see Texas coach Charlie Strong and Texas quarterback Tyrone Swoopes testify in a trial involving former assistant coach Joe Wickline.

Oklahoma State has settled its lawsuit involving Wickline, a former assistant at the school. OSU filed a breach of contract suit against Wickline, citing a provision in his contract that said he had to be the primary playcaller at his next stop to avoid paying damages to the school.

Per the AP, terms of the settlement weren't immediately disclosed. Wickline was fired from Texas at the end of the season.

Wickline was named the co-offensive coordinator at Texas along with Shawn Watson before the 2014 season when Strong was hired from Louisville. According to Texas, both called plays for the school and Oklahoma State was contending that Wickline needed to be the primary play caller. Wickline and Watson testified this spring as part of the lawsuit that they shared playcalling duties.

A report emerged in October that said Texas was preparing to settle the suit for approximately $300,000. OSU was seeking $600,000 in damages.

Jay Norvell was named Texas' primary play-caller for 2015 in September. The school's new offensive coordinator is former Tulsa assistant Sterlin Gilbert.

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