First coaching domino falls as UTEP coach Sean Kugler steps down

The coaching carousel has gotten started in college football this season, as the first coach of the season has stepped down.

Sean Kugler of UTEP stepped down on Sunday, after his team started 0-5 and lost every game by double digits. The Miners lost to Army 35-21 on Saturday. Before the season started, Hugh Freeze did resign from his post at LSU

He was 18-36 in his time at the school, which he began coaching at in 2013. He previously severed as an offensive line coach for the Buffalo Bills and Pittsburgh Steelers. Kugler is a UTEP alum as well.

Interestingly enough, Conference USA has hired a number of SEC assistants in recent years, such as LSU’s Frank Wilson at UTSA and Alabama’s Lane Kiffin at Florida Atlantic. So it wouldn’t be shocking to see the Texas school target an SEC school.

UTEP hosts Western Kentucky this Sunday.

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