The University of South Florida has hired former Manatee High quarterback Willie Taggart as their new head football coach, according to multiple reports. Taggart coached last season at Western Kentucky University, where his teams were 16-20 in three seasons.
Taggart was once the quarterback for Manatee High School in Bradenton before playing at Western Kentucky University.
On Sunday, USF fired Skip Holtz who had been the football team's head coach and went 3-9 this season.
Read more about Willie Taggart:
USF hires Taggart as football coach (TBO.com)
Taggart tapped to coach Bulls (Tampabay.com)