Indiana Fires Head Football Coach Kevin Wilson

By D.J. Byrnes on December 1, 2016 at 3:21 pm
Kevin Wilson vs. Ohio State in 2012.

Well, it looks like things will be happening in Bloomington, Indiana tonight.


Indiana University will announce the dismissal of football coach Kevin Wilson at a news conference at 6 this evening, according to sources in the athletic department.

Wilson is 26-47 in six years at the helm of the Hoosiers, and is coming off a 6-6 season. The Hoosiers also signed Wilson to a six-year extension earlier this year.

However, it looks like this isn't about on-the-field performance:

ESPN columnist Mark Schlabach is the first one to report something solid on the firing; it sounds like a Tim Beckman situation:

And this from the editor of the Indiana student newspaper:

And this from former player Gabe Ikard:

Not looking for for Wilson as something like this could make blackball him from the sport. 

According to Steven Godfrey of, Indiana will make defensive coordinator Tom Allen its interim head coach. 

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