Chris Ault, the innovator behind the pistol offense and long, long-time head coach of Nevada Wolf Pack football, is officially stepping down after 28 (non-consecutive) years. In that time, Ault recorded some impressive statistics, including only two losing seasons in his tenure, and 27 seasons of outscoring…
Last week, after Cincinnati snagged Tommy Tuberville away from Texas Tech, we took a look at some of the longest chains of football-coach hirings in recent memory. Since then, this chain grew one link longer, as Texas Tech hired Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury to fill its vacant position.
Three Saturdays ago, Tennessee lost to Vanderbilt, 41-18, dropping the Volunteers to 4-7 on the season and 0-7 in the SEC. This pretty inconsequential game has led to a brief but wonderful domino effect, wherein: