04 Dec 2009
ESPN's Joe Schad reports that Mangino has accepted a buyout from Kansas.
This certainly wasn't unexpected, but it is an interesting development for the 2007 National Coach of the Year. He has had some well-documented anger issues -- particularly with referees -- in previous years. This year, he faced allegations that he humiliated players on the field and even poked and grabbed them.
The school conducted an investigation, and the buyout was "satisfactory to all parties," according to the report.
Assistant coaches David Beaty, Clint Bowen and Bill Miller will share interim coaching duties until the season is over.
12 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2009, 7:35pm by sundown
"Last team with the ball wins" is a cliche, but sometimes cliches are the best way to get across the central narrative of an important game. If you like great quarterback play, you have to watch the NFC Championship Game.