Report: Dave Christensen out at Wyoming
Wyoming has reportedly fired head coach Dave Christensen after five seasons.
The USA Today cites a source “with knowledge of the decision” that Christensen has been let go. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the school has not yet made a formal announcement.
Christensen was 27-34 in five seasons at Wyoming, including a 16-22 record in the Mountain West Conference.
The Cowboys started the season 4-2, but limped to a 5-7 record after a 35-7 loss to Utah State on Saturday.
Christensen came under fire last season after a postgame confrontation with Air Force’s Troy Calhoun went viral on YouTube.
During the profanity-laced tirade, Christensen called Calhoun “Howdy Doody,” and earned a one-game suspension and $50,000 fine from athletics director Tom Burman.
Prior to Wyoming, Christensen spent 12 seasons as offensive coordinator at Missouri.