FBS-bound UMass fires Kevin Morris
AMHERST, Mass. -- Massachusetts has fired football coach Kevin Morris.
Athletics director John McCutcheon announced in a statement Monday that Morris had been released from his contract after a 16-17 record in three seasons as coach of the Minutemen.
McCutcheon said he felt the program needed "new direction in leadership" as it makes the jump to the Football Bowl Subdivision as a football-only member of the Mid-American Conference next season.
Morris' contract had two more seasons.
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