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Wednesday January 15th, 2014

Under Pep Hamilton, the Colts offense averaged 24 points a game in 2013.  Sam Riche/MCT via Getty Images) Under Pep Hamilton, the Colts offense averaged 24.4 points a game in 2013. (Sam Riche/MCT via Getty Images)

Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton is a candidate for the Vanderbilt head coaching job, reports ESPN.com's Adam Schefter.

Hamilton, 39, just completed his first season with the Colts.

Before that arriving in Indianapolis, he was on Stanford's staff for three seasons. The Colts ranked 15th in total offense this season, tied for 20th in rushing offense and 17th in passing offense.

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Vanderbilt is looking to replace James Franklin, who left the school after three seasons to take the head coaching position at Penn State.

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