Conference USA RUMORS & NEWS

  • UCF AD trolls Florida schools while introducing Gus Malzahn "The UCF football program has always had a bit of a chip on its shoulder, and that continued Monday despite a rather high-profile hiring. UCF athletic director Terry Mohajir took a shot at rival programs within the state while introducing new head coach Gus Malzahn. Mohajir called..." February 15

  • Mike Stoops hired as defensive coordinator at FAU

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Stoops has found a new home, and Texas fans are probably quite pleased about it. Stoops has been hired as the defensive coordinator at FAU, according to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports. He will work under head coach Willie Taggart. " January 28

  • Phil Bennett named defensive coordinator for North Texas Mean Green football

    Denton Record Chronicle "North Texas made the hiring of Phil Bennett as its defensive coordinator official on Friday. Bennett last coached at Arizona State in 2017, when he served as the Sun Devils defensive coordinator. The Denton Record-Chronicle reported that Bennett was set to join..." January 22

  • Alabama assistant Charles Huff set to be hired as Marshall's new football coach

    ESPN "Marshall is expected to hire Alabama associate head coach/running backs coach Charles Huff as its new head coach, pending approval by the university's board of governors on Monday, sources confirmed to ESPN on Saturday. Huff, 37, is regarded as one of the top..." January 16

  • Byron Leftwich on Marshall head coaching job: Just focused on the game

    247 Sports "Former Marshall star and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich has broken his silence on the Thundering Herd's coaching vacancy ahead of his team's first playoff appearance since 2007. Linked to the job as a "dream candidate" for..." January 06

  • Byron Leftwich reportedly ‘dream candidate’ for Marshall head coach job

    Yardbarker "The Marshall Thundering Herd are in need of a new football coach, and they may be looking to the NFL to get one. According to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic, Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich is the “dream candidate” for the job. Leftwich, a..." January 06

  • Marshall won't extend Doc Holliday, reportedly due to governor's influence

    The Score "Marshall head coach Doc Holliday is set to leave the program after 11 seasons in charge, he announced Monday. His contract, which expires in June, will not be extended. The decision to remove Holliday came from above athletic director Mike Hamrick's head, as it was..." January 04