The Skip Holtz era is over at South Florida

Posted by: Pete Roussel on Sunday December 02, 2012


Posted by: Pete Roussel on December 2, 2012

The Skip Holtz era is over at South Florida.

Holtz was dismissed on Sunday after three season of leading the program.  Under his leadership, the Bulls compiled records of 8-5, 5-7, and 3-9.

South Florida went 2-12 against Big East opponents in the last two seasons.

You could see South Florida target Western Kentucky head coach Willie Taggart.  San Diego Chargers special teams coordinator / assistant head coach Rich Bisaccia and University of Arizona co-offensive coordinator / running backs / associate head coach Calvin MaGee could enter the mix.

If South Florida wants to hire a proven, long-term successful head coach, athletic director Doug Woolard could make a run at Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville.

ESPN's Brett McMurphy first reported in dismissal of Holtz, who will be paid $2.5 million over five years.

Stay tuned to the Coaching Search Ticker for information on the USF coaching search and other coaching news.

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