John Chavis is leaving his position at LSU as defensive coordinator to take the same position at Texas A&M, according to several media reports.Chavis, 58, has been LSU’s defensive coordinator since 2009. He had previously been at Tennessee from 1989 to 2009.Chavis is in line for a larger salary at Texas A&M. The Aggies will reportedly pay him $1.7 million per season. LSU had offered him a three-year, $4 million contract.His LSU defense in 2014 ended the regular season atop the SEC’s total defense category. During his time in Baton Rouge, he produced seven first-team All-Americans on defense at LSU and was the 2011 Broyles National Assistant Coach of the Year.