Conference USA RUMORS & NEWS

  • Former UTSA coach Frank Wilson hired at McNeese

    San Antonio Express-News "After being fired from UTSA last month, Frank Wilson was announced as the new head football coach at McNeese on Thursday morning. Wilson coached the Roadrunners to a 19-29 record in four seasons before being let go Dec. 1 — one day after UTSA wrapped up a 4-8..." January 16

  • FIU's Jose Borregales, who helped beat Miami, joins Hurricanes as grad transfer

    Miami Herald "Former FIU Panther Jose Borregales hurt the Miami Hurricanes with some magnificent kicking in the Panthers’ Nov. 23 upset victory. Now he’s joining them. Borregales, the Panthers’ finest kicker in school history, announced Sunday he will be transferring to..." January 13

  • Ex-Marshall Football Player Jeremiah Taylor Arrested On Child Porn Charges

    Total Pro Sports "Jeremiah Taylor is definitely going to be headed to prison soon after the former Marshall University football player was arrested in an undercover sting, accused of preying on children, according to WSAZ. “According to a criminal complaint, Jeremiah Taylor was caught by a..." January 01

  • Dan Enos officially out as Miami Hurricanes offensive coordinator

    Sun Sentinel "The Miami Hurricanes announced that offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Dan Enos was fired on Friday, one day after UM was shut out in a 14-0 loss to Louisiana Tech in the Independence Bowl. Enos’ time at Miami lasted just one season as Miami went 6-7. The..." December 27

  • McKenzie Milton's path from Hawaii allows UCF, Dillon Gabriel to keep thriving

    ESPN "UCF hit its greatest heights over the past two seasons with an undersized, under-recruited quarterback from Hawaii. To reach them once again, UCF has turned to an undersized, under-recruited quarterback from Hawaii. How a school in the middle of the most fertile recruiting area in the..." December 23

  • USF’s Jeff Scott hires FAU’s Glenn Spencer as defensive coordinator

    Tampa Bay Times "FAU defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer, the interim coach in the Owls’ 52-28 shellacking of SMU in Saturday’s Boca Raton Bowl, has been hired to run USF’s defense by new Bulls coach Jeff Scott. Spencer, who also will coach linebackers, joins West Virginia’s..." December 23

  • Frank Gore Jr. flips from FAU to Southern Miss

    ESPN "Running back Frank Gore Jr. signed his national letter of intent with Southern Miss on Thursday, flipping his commitment from Florida Atlantic.       Here. We. Go. ?? December 20

  • Legendary college football coach Hayden Fry dies at 90

    Dallas Morning News "Former SMU and North Texas head football coach Hayden Fry has died after a lengthy battle with cancer, the University of Iowa confirmed Tuesday. He was 90 years old. “We are proud to know that our father’s life had a positive influence on so many people, the players, the..." December 17

  • Willie Taggert reportedly a 'strong candidate' at FAU

    247 Sports "Fired Florida State coach Willie Taggart may not need to move far when it comes to his next job. Taggart emerged Wednesday as one of the favorites to land at Florida Atlantic as the Owls search for Lane Kiffin’s replacement at head coach. FootballScoop..." December 11

  • Willie Taggart hired as FAU's new head coach

    The Score "Willie Taggart is staying in the Sunshine State. Taggart will become Florida Atlantic's new head coach, he told Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports. The 43-year-old was fired by Florida State toward the end of his second season at the helm. aggart will replace..." December 11

  • Report: Lane Kiffin ‘Nearing Deal’ To Become Next Head Coach At Ole Miss

    Sportsnaut "Current FAU coach Lane Kiffin is reportedly nearing a deal with the University of Mississippi to become the next Ole Miss head football coach. This news comes by way of Richard Cross, an Ole Miss radio broadcaster for SEC Network, who says the school has already met with Kiffin and..." December 06

  • FAU reportedly planning to offer Lane Kiffin a raise amid Arkansas rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Lane Kiffin has been heavily linked to the Arkansas head coaching vacancy, and there are some who believe he would welcome the opportunity to coach in the SEC again. However, it is also possible that Kiffin will take advantage of all the speculation and parlay it into a raise from his current..." December 05

  • Arkansas visits FAU coach Lane Kiffin to discuss open Razorbacks' coaching job

    Palm Beach Post "Lane Kiffin could be headed back to the Southeastern Conference. The Palm Beach Post has confirmed multiple reports that Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin met with the University of Arkansas officials on Sunday to discuss the Razorbacks’ coaching..." December 04