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USF Football Job: Vitale, Kinnan Back Taggart

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On December 5, 2012 @ 11:15 AM In Florida News,NCAA | No Comments

[1]As USF continues its search for a new head football coach, Western Kentucky coach Willie Taggart picked up endorsements from a pair of locals in basketball guru Dick Vitale and longtime Bradenton Manatee coach Joe Kinnan.

“He played HS football in my area at MANATEE HS # 1 in USA – Would be a great hire 4 USF-WILLIE TAGGART is a natural . Willie is a WINNER!” Vitale wrote on Twitter.com, where he has more than 400,000 followers.

Kinnan, who was a finalist for USF’s original coaching job in 1995, coached Taggart at Manatee and has kept in touch with him throughout his coaching career.

For more on this story visit: Greg Auman, Tampa Bay Times [2]


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[2] Greg Auman, Tampa Bay Times : http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/bulls/content/vitale-kinnan-back-taggart-usf-football-job

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