Former Big 10 Head Coach Has Officially Landed A New Job

first_imgA view of Wisconsin's Camp Randall from midfield.MADISON, WI – SEPTEMBER 10: A general view of Camp Randall Stadium as the Wisconsin Badgers take on the Oregon State Beavers at on September 10, 2011 in Madison Wisconsin. Wisconsin defeated Oregon State 35-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)Well-traveled head coach Gary Andersen has bounced around college football for the last few years, but seems to have found a brand new home – at one of his old stomping grounds.Andersen has been hired as head coach of the Utah State Aggies, the school officially announced tonight. The move comes after Andersen spent this past year as an assistant at rival Utah.Andersen previously served in the same role for the Utes from 2009 to 2012, going 26-24 in four seasons.The 2012 season saw the Aggies reach the highest of highs, as they won a school-record 11 games, a Mountain West Conference title, and the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in a 41-15 win over Toledo.Utah State: New boss, same as the old boss. pic.twitter.com/MUHp1s0kce— Ralph D. Russo (@ralphDrussoAP) December 9, 2018Andersen would follow up his wildly successful year at Utah State by accepting the head coaching job at Wisconsin. But despite a 19-7 record in two season, Andersen ultimately chose to buy out his contract to move to Oregon State.The move to Oregon State didn’t pan out though as Andersen’s Beavers went 7-23 in two-plus years before the two sides parted ways in 2017.last_img

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