(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- After a 10-game losing streak, the University of Kansas had seen enough of head coach Turner Gill. University officials have announced they've fired the second-year head coach after a 2-10 season.
Back before the 2010 season, the university hired Gill from the University of Buffalo to a five-year, $10 million deal. Despite being fired, the school still owes Gill about $6 million over the next three years. He was supposed to help Kansas become a relevant and successful program. Instead, he went just 5-19 in his time with Kansas.
"After a thorough evaluation of our football program, I have concluded that new leadership is necessary to place us on the path toward competing for championships in the Big 12 Conference," Kansas Athletic Director Sheanon Zenger said in a statement. "I come to the conclusion reluctantly, because I have the utmost respect for Turner Gill as a quality individual who wants only the best for the young men he coaches."
No word yet on who the university is looking at to replace Gill.
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