Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 12/19/12
Jody Demling of CardinalAuthority.com is reporting that Louisville assistant coach Kenny Carter was a finalist for the head coaching position at Kent State. The job was recently given to Paul Haynes, who served as the defensive coordinator for the Golden Flash this past season. Carter is currently the running back and special teams coach at Louisville. He joined Charlie Strong’s staff in 2010 after spending two seasons as the running backs coach at Florida. Carter has 20 years of collegiate coaching experience. He has spent time at Vanderbilt, Pittsburgh, LSU, The Citadel and Penn State. Although I’m sure we’re all glad that Carter is still here with Strong at Louisville, it’s good to see him getting some recognition. I think within the next few years there will be more than one of Strong’s assistants that gets an opportunity to be a head coach. Strong gets the majority of the credit as most head coaches do, but from top-to-bottom this Louisville football coaching staff is very soli...
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