Latest Coaching News

Whittingham's legacy grows with second straight Pac-12 title

Dec. 03, 2022 01:50 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Utah's Kyle Whittingham doesn’t care what conversation he’s involved in when it comes to the chatter of today’s top college football coaches. But after his Utes dismantled College Football Playoff-hopeful Southern California 47-24 on Friday night in the...

No. 4 USC falls to Utah in Pac-12 , damaging playoff hopes

Dec. 03, 2022 00:07 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — No. 12 Utah pounded a limping, bloodied Caleb Williams and roared past No. 4 Southern California 47-24 on Friday night to win the Pac-12 Championship and put USC's College Football Playoff hopes in doubt. The loss by the Trojans (11-2) could open the way for Ohio...

Williamson powers Pelicans past Popovich-less Spurs, 117-99

Dec. 03, 2022 00:01 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 30 points and matched a career high with 15 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans rolled to a 117-99 victory Friday night over the San Antonio Spurs, who were without coach Gregg Popovich. The Spurs had a plan to defend Williamson, but...

Georgia beats Florida A&M 68-46 for coach White's 250th win

Dec. 02, 2022 21:48 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mardrez McBride had 15 points, nine rebounds and four steals, Jabri Abdur-Rahim added 14 points and Georgia beat Florida A&M 68-46 on Friday night for coach Mike White's 250th career victory. White, who has averaged more than 22 wins per season in 11...

Column: College coaching color barrier firmly entrenched

Dec. 02, 2022 19:55 PM EST

Hugh Freeze returns to the Southeastern Conference with enough baggage to fill a jumbo jet. He turned his last SEC job into “Freeze Gone Wild," using a university-issued cell phone to call an escort service while presiding over enough scandalous behavior to land Ole Miss on NCAA...

Coaching friends Swinney, Brown meet in ACC championship

Dec. 02, 2022 17:47 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — At the conclusion of his news conference Friday at Bank of America Stadium, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney turned to walk away from the podium when he saw North Carolina coach Mack Brown approaching with a big smile on his face. The two men greeted each other...

Campbell's Iowa State staff shakeup ousts OC Manning

Dec. 02, 2022 13:01 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State offensive coordinator Tom Manning and strength and conditioning coach Dave Andrews will not return next season after the Cyclones finished 4-8 and last in the Big 12. “Decisions such as these are never easy because of the impact they have on the lives...

Texas State hires Incarnate Word coach Kinne to lead Bobcats

Dec. 02, 2022 12:21 PM EST

Texas State hired Incarnate Word coach G.J. Kinne on Friday to lead a Sun Belt program that has had only one winning season since moving up to the Bowl Subdivision in 2012. The 34-year-old former Tulsa quarterback has made a fast rise in coaching since ending his professional career...

Florida Atlantic hires Tom Herman as football coach

Dec. 02, 2022 11:47 AM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Former Texas and Houston head coach Tom Herman will take over at Florida Atlantic as it heads into its first season in the American Athletic Conference. The hire comes just days after FAU fired Willie Taggart, who went 15-18 in his three seasons with the...

Josh McCown hopeful to get a coaching opportunity

Dec. 02, 2022 06:04 AM EST

Josh McCown played quarterback for 12 teams across nearly two decades in the NFL, and learned a different offense almost every season. He looks forward to sharing his knowledge and experience as a coach. “I love being part of teams and being part of a group,”...