Head Coach Mario Cristobal
Florida International University will be moving to a new conference and have a new head coach in 2013. In a move that shocked the college football world, the Panthers fired head coach Mario Cristobal Wednesday morning.
Entering 2012, Head Coach Mario Cristobal guided FIU to its longest win streak in its football program’s history.On Friday, FIU showed its appreciation.
Rutgers University lost their head coach to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, but their top target to replace him may come from right here in South Florida.
Just days after Florida International University head coach Mario Cristobal appeared to be ready to pursue the head coaching job with the Pitt Panthers, it now appears Cristobal is sticking around in South Florida.
The coaching job Mario Cristobal has done at Florida International University is nothing short of amazing. After winning its first bowl game in 2010, the Panthers finished the 2011 regular season with its best record in history.
The best football team in South Florida doesn’t play at Sun Life Stadium. Instead, a trip down the Turnpike to FIU Stadium will show you a team on the rise.
The Florida International University Panthers enjoyed unparalleled success in 2010 under head coach Mario Cristobal. The team was a co-champion in the Sun Belt Conference and won their first bowl game. Now, Cristobal is cashing in.