It's been a bad season for college football coaches. Today news broke that Jim Leavitt, coach of the University of South Florida Bulls, has been fired from his position after an investigation into an charges that he hit one of his players in the locker room. The investigation came about after a FanHouse report that Leavitt had grabbed sophomore Joel Miller by the throat and struck him twice in the face during halftime of a game on November 21. Leavitt, confirming the news of his dismissal...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Jim Leavitt is the football coach who built the University of Southern Florida's program up from nothing, but the strong-willed personality that serves him so well on the field may have him in trouble behind closed doors. Leavitt now stands accused of striking sophomore walk-on Joel Miller for making a special teams mistake during the first half of USF's Nov. 21 game against Louisville. The FanHouse blog reports that the incident is being related by five members of the USF...Read Full Story
Jim Leavitt (born December 5, 1956) is a professional football coach, formerly of the University of South Florida Bulls. Find more Jim Leavitt news, pictures, and information here.