The All-Region football team for Region 7-AAAA was released on Monday.
Among the Gilmer players selected on the first team were fullback Tyler Bertolini, wide receiver Connor Webber, tight end Austin Cole, defensive lineman Garrett Ralston, and defensive backs Colt Henderson and Cameron Kephart. [Read more »]
Two new head coaching positions have opened up in the last three days, as Western Kentucky head coach Willie Taggart announced on Friday that he was leaving the Hilltoppers for the South Florida head coaching job and Tommy Tuberville announced on Saturday that he was leaving Texas Tech for Cincinnati.
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Two new head coaching positions have opened in college football this year thanks to Sonny Dykes, who left Louisiana Tech to take the Cal head coaching job, and Butch Jones, who left Cincinnati to accept the Tennessee head coaching position. [Read more »]
The Florida International Golden Panthers made a very surprising decision on Wednesday, making the announcement that head coach Mario Cristobal had been relieved of his duties.
Cristobal, who played at the University of Miami in the 1980’s and took over as Golden Panthers head coach after the 2006 season following a three year run as an assistant at his alma mater, posted a 27-47 record in his six years with Florida International, including a 3-9 mark this season.
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The college football coaches’ silly season is in full throttle now, which has become increasingly apparent by the headlines of the last forty-eight hours. In that time, four FBS schools have had their head coaches bolt for other positions: Arkansas State, Kent State, Temple, and Wisconsin. [Read more »]
Jon Embree joined the list of college head coaches to lose their jobs on Sunday, when Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn announced that Embree had been fired after his second season as Buffaloes head coach.
Embree, who played tight end at Colorado in the ‘80s under legendary head coach Bill McCartney, went 4-21 as head coach, including a discouraging 1-11 record this year. [Read more »]
Boston College announced on Sunday that Frank Spaziani would not return as Eagles head coach for the 2013 season.
Spaziani, who spent thirteen seasons as a Boston College assistant under two different head coaches before landing the head coaching gig in 2009, finished his run as Eagles head coach with a 22-29 record, including a disappointing 2-10 mark this season.
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NC State athletic director Debbie Yow announced on Sunday that Wolfpack head coach Tom O’Brien was fired, effective immediately.
O’Brien, who came to NC State after the 2006 season following a ten year run at Boston College, posted a 40-35 record as Wolfpack head coach, including a 7-5 mark this season. Offensive coordinator Dana Bible has been tapped as the team’s interim coach. [Read more »]