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PRESS RELEASE: UND fires football coach Chris Mussman

by Mike McFeely

A press release just issued by University of North Dakota athletics:

UND FOOTBALL NEWS – NOV. 18, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 Mussman relieved of duties as head football coach at UND
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota director of athletics Brian Faison announced on Monday that head football coach Chris Mussman has been relieved of his duties effective immediately.

“Coach Mussman and I met this morning at which time I shared with him my decision to make a change in our football leadership,” Faison said. “I want to thank Chris for his service to UND and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
 
Mussman recently completed his sixth season as head football coach at UND with a career record of 31-34. He joined the UND coaching staff as the offensive line coach in 1999. Mussman was elevated to offensive coordinator in 2001 and took over as the head coach prior to the 2008 season.
 
Before arriving at North Dakota, Mussman spent eight seasons at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Mussman was a four-year letterwinner and starting offensive lineman at Iowa State, serving as a team captain in 1990.
 
Faison added that a national search for a new head coach will being immediately.
 
 Go UND ­­