Florida International University’s football team is teetering on complete irrelevance as the worst team in college football and the men’s basketball team is ineligible for the NCAA tournament due to academics. But, according to FIU president Mark Rosenberg, the schools is not considering any change with regards to head football coach Ron Turner or athletic director Pete Garcia.
Florida International University made the leap to Conference USA this year and will not only be the new team on the block, but the squad will also have a new offense and a new head coach.
Florida International University’s men’s basketball team will not be eligible for the postseason next year because of poor academic performance based on the new academic progress reports released by the NCAA Tuesday afternoon.
University of Miami Hurricanes assistant football coach Mario Cristobal is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and was expected to interview for the Crimson Tide’s vacant offensive line coaching position, according to a report from 247sports.com.
The rumor mill continues to spin around the possibility that former University of Miami head coach Butch Davis will take over as head coach of Florida International University’s football team.
Rumors are flying this Christmas Eve that Florida International University is set to name former North Carolina head coach Butch Davis as the team’s next head coach.
If Florida International University athletic director Pete Garcia had a plan for the post-Mario Cristobal era, it’s not become apparent so far.
Florida International University athletic director Pete Garcia put himself into a corner when he fired head football coach Mario Cristobal. With Butch Davis off the table, the options for Garcia are looking slim as he seeks to placate an angry fan base.
If Florida International University athletic director Pete Garcia fired Mario Cristobal with hopes of bringing in former UM coach Butch Davis, it looks like those dreams may have been dashed.
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.