Wisconsin Badgers Lose Paul Chryst and Lose Out on Dayne Crist

It won’t be a Merry “Chryst”-mas or Merry “Crist”-Mas for the Wisconsin Badgers football program.  C’mon that headline was begging to be used… In a matter of a few hours, Wisconsin lost a Chryst and a Crist.  Offensive coordinator Paul Chryst has been hired as the new head coach at Pitt while former Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist has decided to transfer to Kansas instead of UW.

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Next Illini Head Coach: Houston’s Kevin Sumlin?

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Word is Illini Athletic Director Mike Thomas could introduce the new Illinois Head football coach any day now. He said he would move fast; and he seems to be doing it.

Most of what we’ve being hearing in the media involves guys saying they haven’t been contacted by the University of Illinois. That includes Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken, who seems very interested in the gig- and a perfect fit.

But Monken claims they haven’t been in touch. If the job is his, he would become the fifth OSU OC among the last 6 to later get a head job.

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