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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Army head coach Jeff Monken shouts in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. College football coaches are facing the daunting challenge of getting their players to maintain the required focus to prepare for season-openers when the prevailing question swirling around the sport is when, or if, the season will even be played because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

College football coaches facing tough adversary: uncertainty

Aug. 10, 2020 11:13 PM EDT

College football coaches are facing the daunting challenge of getting their players to maintain the required focus to prepare for season-openers when the prevailing question swirling around the sport is when, or if, the season will even be played because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. Preparation is a...

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Vic Koenning, at the time the defensive coordinator at North Carolina, watches during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Clemson, S.C. West Virginia has parted ways with defensive coordinator Vic Koenning a month after safety Kerry Martin alleged he made a series of insensitive remarks, including against Hispanics. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

West Virginia shifts defensive staff after Koenning's exit

Jul. 27, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown has shifted responsibilities on his staff after the exit of defensive coordinator Vic Koenning. Brown announced Monday that defensive line coach Jordan Lesley will oversee the front of the unit, and defensive backs coach Jahmile Addae will handle the...

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Vic Koenning, at the time the defensive coordinator at North Carolina, watches during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Clemson, S.C. West Virginia has parted ways with defensive coordinator Vic Koenning a month after safety Kerry Martin alleged he made a series of insensitive remarks, including against Hispanics. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

Koenning out as WVU coordinator after player accusations

Jul. 22, 2020 11:17 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has parted ways with defensive coordinator Vic Koenning a month after a player alleged the assistant coach made a series of insensitive remarks, including against Hispanics. The school announced Koenning's departure by mutual agreement, which athletic director Shane...

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Vic Koenning, at the time the defensive coordinator at North Carolina, watches during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Clemson, S.C. West Virginia has placed defensive coordinator Koenning on administrative leave after a player alleged the assistant coach made a series of inappropriate comments. West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons announced the move Tuesday, June 23, 2020, after safety Kerry Martin posted the allegations on his Twitter account. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

WVU coordinator apologizes after player's accusations

Jun. 24, 2020 7:01 PM EDT

Suspended West Virginia defensive coordinator Vic Koenning apologized Wednesday after a player alleged he made a series of insensitive remarks, including against Hispanics. Koenning was placed on administrative leave Tuesday after safety Kerry Martin posted the allegations on his Twitter account about Koenning....

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Texas Tech's Erik Ezukanma (84) catches a pass as West Virginia's Kerry Martin (15) defends during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia has placed defensive coordinator Vic Koenning on administrative leave after Martin alleged the assistant coach made a series of inappropriate comments. West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons announced the move Tuesday, June 23, 2020, after Martin posted the allegations on his Twitter account. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson, File)

West Virginia DC Koenning on leave after player accusations

Jun. 23, 2020 11:14 PM EDT

West Virginia has placed defensive coordinator Vic Koenning on administrative leave after a player alleged in a social media post that the assistant coach made a series of insensitive remarks, including against Hispanics. West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons announced the move Tuesday after safety Kerry...