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North Dakota fires its football coach

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Chris Mussman has been fired as the head coach of North Dakota’s football team, athletic director Brian Faison announced on Tuesday.

“Coach Mussman and I met this morning at which time I shared with him my decision to make a change in our football leadership,” Faison said. “I want to thank Chris for his service to UND and wish him well in his future endeavors.”

Mussman recently completed his sixth season as head football coach at UND with a career record of 31-34. He joined the UND coaching staff as the offensive line coach in 1999. Mussman was elevated to offensive coordinator in 2001 and took over as the head coach prior to the 2008 season.

UND competes in the Big Sky conference of college football’s FCS division. Faison added that a national search for a new head coach will being immediately.

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3 Responses to “North Dakota fires its football coach”
  1. sportsguy3434 says: Nov 18, 2013 10:38 PM

    Mr. Gruden, Brian Faison is on line 1.

    Gruden: “Is he on the USC search committee?”

  2. wabbitslayer says: Nov 19, 2013 9:07 AM

    Lane Kiffin is available.

  3. dankpuffalot says: Nov 19, 2013 11:37 AM

    This is a team that used to beat NDSU. No other teams at this level seem capable of that currently so the North Dakota program has definitely gone backwards in recent years.

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