College Football News: Navy Beats Army And Two Coaches Change Jobs
CINCINNATI (AP) - Texas Tech's Tommy Tuberville has agreed to become Cincinnati's football coach. The news comes one day after Butch Jones left the Bearcats for Tennessee. Cincinnati has won a share of four of the last five Big East titles and will play in the Belk Bowl. Tuberville takes over a program that has been a stepping stone job for the last three head coaches. Mark Dantonio, Brian Kelly and Jones all left after three years.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Willie Taggart has been hired as South Florida's new football coach after establishing himself as one of the nation's top young prospects by turning a losing program around at Western Kentucky. Taggart led Western Kentucky to 7-5 record this season. The Hilltoppers will make their first bowl appearance against Central Michigan in the Little Caesars Bowl. Defensive coordinator Lance Guidry has been named interim head coach for that game.
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