Maryland coach Randy Edsall has already lost a handful of players to transfer in the past couple weeks. Now, he could be losing his offensive coordinator.
Whether or not Colorado State wants Gary Crowton remains to be seen.
The Denver Post caught up with the Crowton, who said he would like to be considered for the CSU job after new athletic director Jack Graham fired Steve Fairchild.
“I’ve contacted the school,” Crowton said. “I’ve not heard back from them. I’m sure they’re putting together a committee and I think they’ve hired a company and they’re looking at candidates. I’m just hoping to get in there so they give me a chance.”
Crowton played at CSU in 1978 after transferring from Snow Junior College in 1976-77.
“I know that league very well because I’ve coached in that league,” Crowton said referring to his time as a head coach at BYU when the Cougars were in the Mountain West. “I think CSU is just on the verge of becoming good again, like they were back in the day when I was at BYU and Sonny was there and they had that quarterback that kind of looked like a linebacker.”
Crowton hasn’t been a head coach since his four-year stint at BYU, but has hopped around at Oregon, LSU and Maryland in OC roles. He was previously the head coach at Louisiana Tech fro 1996-98.