TU hires Kevin Wilson as new head football coach

Tulsa found its new head football coach, and it’s a familiar name to people in Oklahoma. TU hired Ohio State offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson. Wilson was the Oklahoma Sooner offensive coordinator from 2002-2010. He also has experience as a college head coach. He was Indiana’s head coach from 2011-2016.

TU made the official announcement Monday evening. FOX23 reported the hiring earlier in the day, citing a source.

Tulsa will hold a news conference introducing Wilson at 3 pm Tuesday.

Wilson coached under Bob Stoops for nine years at Oklahoma, serving as co-offensive coordinator from 2002-05 and offensive coordinator from 2006-10. During this time the Sooners won six Big 12 championships and played in three national championship games (2003, ‘04 and ‘08).