Posted by: Pete Roussel on December 7, 2012
Sources have informed CoachingSearch.com that Western Kentucky head coach Willie Taggart has accepted the head coaching job at South Florida.
Taggart led Western Kentucky to back-to-back seasons of 7-5 after going 2-10 in his first year. He previously served as the running backs coach at Stanford under Jim Harbaugh.
South Florida opens the 2013 season against McNeese State. As the offensive coordinator / assistant head coach at Western Kentucky in 2002, Taggart helped the Hilltoppers win the 2002 D1-AA national championship by defeating McNeese State. In week 2, South Florida will travel to East Lansing to play Michigan State.
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