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College Football Head Coach Fired After Conference Title Game

College football's head coaching firing season isn't over just yet. Less than a week after Black Monday, another head coach has reportedly been fired on Sunday night. North Texas has reportedly fired head coach Seth Littrell. "North Texas head coach Seth Littrell has been fired, sources tell @ChrisVannini and me....
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North Texas school districts plan 'pink out' on Monday to honor Athena Strand

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Over 25 North Texas school districts have announced that in honor of Athena Strand, the 7-year-old who was abducted and murdered by a deliveryman last week, students and staff will be asked to wear pink on Monday.So far, the school districts who have announced they will "pink out for Athena" are:Alvord ISDArgyle ISDBrock ISDBuena Vista ISDCastleberry ISDChico ISDCommunity ISD Decatur ISDEagle Mountain-Saginaw ISDGainesville ISDGarner ISDGreenville ISD Godley ISDHEB ISDKeller ISDKennedale ISDLake Worth ISDLindale ISDMillsap ISDNorthwest ISDParadise ISDPeaster ISD  ·Poolville ISDQuinlan ISD  ·Springtown ISDStephenville ISDSweeny ISDWeatherford ISDWinnsboro ISDComanche Elementary, which Athena attended in Oklahoma, also asked students to wear pink on Monday.Wise County Judge J.D. Clark wrote on Facebook on Saturday afternoon that pink was Athena's favorite color and called on the rest of the county to wear pink Monday. He also announced that at 6:30 p.m., a prayer vigil will be held at the Wise County Courthouse.A candlelight vigil will also be held in Fort Worth on Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at the Cafe Republic at 8640 N Beach St.  
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College football team fires head coach after losing conference championship game

Despite advancing to the Conference USA title game, North Texas has elected to fire coach Seth Littrell. North Texas fell 48-27 against UTSA in the championship contest. North Texas is slated to join the AAC next season along with Florida Atlantic, Charlotte, Rice, UAB, and UTSA. All but UTSA and Rice have made coaching changes going into the conference.
DENTON, TX

North Texas fires Littrell after .500 record over 7 years

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Bowl-bound North Texas has fired coach Seth Littrell, who went 44-44 over seven seasons. University president Neal Smatresk said Sunday night that the decision to make the move came after a thorough assessment of the program. The Mean Green are 7-6 this season after losing 48-27 to UTSA in the Conference USA championship game Friday night. Phil Bennett, their defensive coordinator the past two seasons, was named interim head coach. North Texas plays Boise State in the Frisco Bowl on Dec. 17.
DENTON, TX
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Could WVU’s Staff Face Some Shakeup?

With the offseason upon us, teams will be making their usual staff changes in order to hopefully improve their on-field product. Following a 5-7 season, we should certainly expect the Mountaineers to have some shakeups across the board. Though the offense was easily the team’s strength in 2022, that side...
MORGANTOWN, WV
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Penn State to face Utah in Rose Bowl on January 2

When all the dust settled on the final college football playoff rankings, Penn State will be playing in the Rose Bowl on Monday, January 2 against Pac-12 Champion Utah. The Nittany Lions have an 11-2 record, with both losses coming to top-5 teams in Michigan and Ohio State. The Utes are 10-3, but defeated USC twice - including a 47-24 victory over the Trojans in the Pac-12 Championship Game.
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BREAKING: North Texas fires Seth Littrell

North Texas has parted ways with head coach Seth Littrell. Littrell was hired in 2016 and went 44-44 in his time with the Mean Green. In 2022, Littrell finished 7-6 and lost the Conference USA title game on Friday night. A statement released by university president Neal Smatresk Sunday night...
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Seth Littrell will not return at North Texas

Seth Littrell will not return at North Texas, a source told FootballScoop on Sunday. Phil Bennett will serve as interim head coach in UNT's Frisco Bowl appearance against Boise State on Dec. 17. The move comes two days after the Mean Green fell to UTSA in the Conference USA Championship,...