New Mexico fires Mike Locksley

Updated: September 26, 2011, 12:42 AM ET
By Andrea Adelson | ESPN.com

New Mexico coach Mike Locksley was fired Sunday, one day after yet another tough loss and another embarassing off-the-field incident.

Athletic director Paul Krebs announced Locksley's dismissal in a statement and said associate head coach and defensive coordinator George Barlow will serve as interim head coach for the rest of the season.

Krebs said he will hold a news conference Monday afternoon to discuss the coaching change.

Locksley won two games in two-plus seasons, ...

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