Sources: Southern Miss hiring Tulane OC Corridor


Southern Miss is hiring Tulane offensive coordinator Will Corridor as its subsequent head coach, sources instructed ESPN.An official announcement is anticipated later Wednesday. Corridor, 40, spent the previous two seasons with the Inexperienced Wave after earlier assistant teaching stops at Memphis and Louisiana. He served as head coach at each Division II West Georgia and West Alabama.WXXV tv first reported the rent Tuesday.Southern Miss turned first FBS college to make a training change this season, parting methods with Jay Hopson following a gap loss to South Alabama. Scotty Walden took over as interim coach earlier than leaving for the highest job at FCS Austin Peay, and Tim Billings has since led the Golden Eagles within the interim function.Corridor is the son of Bobby Corridor, a Corridor of Fame highschool coach in Mississippi who gained 4 state championships, one along with his son as a participant. Will Corridor was a junior faculty All-America quarterback at Northwest Mississippi Neighborhood School after which went on to North Alabama, the place he gained Division II participant of the 12 months honors in 2003.Southern Miss prioritized earlier head-coaching expertise for Hopson’s substitute. Baylor defensive coordinator Ron Roberts, the previous head coach at Southeastern Louisiana and Delta State, and New York Giants assistant Bret Bielema, the previous head coach at Arkansas and Wisconsin, additionally have been strongly thought-about for the job. Different candidates included Indiana defensive coordinator Kane Wommack and Miami offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee.

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