Gary Andersen Returns To Utah State For A Second Head Coaching Stint

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Sunday, Utah State announced the hiring of former head football coach Gary Andersen for a second stint in Logan, as he replaces Matt Wells, who was hired away by Texas Tech.Andersen was previously the head coach at Logan from 2009-2012, while sporting a record of 26-24 (.520). In his first tour of duty at Utah State, he took the Aggies to a bowl game in 2011 for the first time since 1997 and led the squad to a #16 national ranking in 2012 after which he departed for Wisconsin.Overall, as the head coach at Utah State, Wisconsin and Oregon State, Andersen has a record of 52-54 (.491) and was last a head coach at Oregon State in 2017. He was dismissed at Corvallis, Ore. after posting a 1-5 record to start that season.Utah State president Noelle Cockett lauded Andersen’s excellence as a disciplinarian who ensures his players excel in the classroom as well, saying “he [Andersen] is dedicated to the success of his student-athletes in the classroom.” Tags: Corvallis Oregon/Gary Andersen/Matt Wells/Noelle Cockett/Texas Tech/Utah State Football Brad James Written by December 9, 2018 /Sports News – Local Gary Andersen Returns To Utah State For A Second Head Coaching Stintlast_img read more

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