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Bio: New USF Bulls football coach Skip Holtz

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Skip Holtz

Age: 45 (March 12, 1964)

Background: Louis "Skip" Holtz, son of former Notre Dame coach and current ESPN analyst Lou Holtz. … Played one season at Notre Dame; earned business management degree in 1986. … At East Carolina, won back-to-back Conference USA titles (2008-09); in 2008 knocked off No. 17 Virginia Tech and No. 8 West Virginia, earning reputation as BCS-conference killer; coached RB Chris Johnson at ECU, just voted NFL's offensive player of the year and the only unanimous Pro Bowl selection. … In last season as Connecticut coach (1998), led Huskies to school-record 10 wins and quarterfinal round of I-AA playoffs; ranked 11th nationally in scoring offense (nearly 36 points per game). … Assistant coaching stops included FSU under Bobby Bowden, 1987-88.

Family: wife, Jennifer; sons Louis Leo (Trey) III and Chad, daughter Hailey

Head coaching experience

Years School Record

2005-09 E. Carolina 38-27

1994-98 UConn34-23


Bio: New USF Bulls football coach Skip Holtz 01/14/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 14, 2010 10:41pm]
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