The University of Nevada, Reno fired head football coach Ken Wilson shortly after the end of a 2-10 season. In his two year stint with the Wolf Pack, Wilson went 4-20 overall and 2-14 in conference play.
Wilson could not find any success in either of his two seasons. The lone bright spot this season came with a 34-24 victory on Homecoming. Still, the Wolf Pack were far from bowl eligible, and Wilson was taking over a program that had made four consecutive bowl games prior to his getting the top gig.
The Wolf Pack are already moving on and have hired Jeff Choate as the 28th head coach in program history. Choate’s last head coaching job was from 2016-2020 with Montana State, where he finished his career 28-22 and in his final year, led the team to the FCS semifinals. Since then, he’s been co-defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach with the University of Texas, who are set to play in this year’s College Football Playoff for the first time.