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Washington & Wake Forest in want of new head coaches

Monday was a pivotal day for the college football head coaches’ merry-go-round, as one college filled its vacancy while two others opened up. The big news of the day came out of Los Angeles, where USC named Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian to the same position. An assistant on Pete Carroll’s coaching staff for seven years (2001-2003, 2005-2008), Sarkisian has spent the last...
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas hires Holt for recruiting job

Arkansas has hired former University of Washington and USC defensive coordinator Nick Holt to handle its on-campus recruiting, a job formerly handled by the mistress of ex-coach Bobby Petrino. Holt was the defensive coordinator at Washington from 2009-11 and at Southern California from 2006-08; from 2001-03, he was the linebackers coach at USC when the Trojans won the 2003 national...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Defensive coaches out at Washington

SEATTLE (AP) -- Nick Holt arrived at Washington with the fanfare -- and salary -- usually reserved for head coaches. It set a level of expectations Holt never matched, and on Saturday he was fired after three years as the Huskies' defensive coordinator. The dismissal came two days after Washington gave up 777 total yards and 67 points against Baylor in the Alamo Bowl. It was...
Via Fox Sports West
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Three Washington coaches fired on New Year’s Eve

It is no wonder that the Washington Huskies fired three defensive coaches after the defense yielded an embarrassing 777 yards of total offense and 67 points in an 11-point loss to Baylor in Thursday’s Alamo Bowl. Earlier today, the school officially announced the termination of defensive coordinator Nick Holt, linebacker coach Mike Cox and secondary coach Jeff Mills. The news should...
Via TheMatadorSports
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Washington fires three defensive coaches

Washington defensive coordinator Nick Holt and two other defensive assistants have been fired two days after the worst defensive performance in Washington history against Baylor in the Alamo Bowl. The school announced the firing of Holt, linebackers coach Mike Cox and safeties coach Jeff Mills on Saturday. The university says all three had contracts for the 2012 season that will...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Nick Holt Fired

It's official. Nick Holt is no longer employed by the University of Washington. Washington Huskies Safeties coach Jeff Mills and linebackers coach Mike Cox have also been let go. These were no doubt a tough set of decisions for Head Coach Steve Sarkisian to make, with all three defensive coaches being with Sarkisian since the start of his tenure in 2009. I don't think...
Via SeaTown Sports
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Three coaches out at UW

SEATTLE - learned this morning that Washington Defensive Coordinator Nick Holt, Linebackers Coach Mike Cox, and Safeties Coach Jeff Mills will not be retained for 2012. Head Coach Steve Sarkisian made the decision after Washington's 67-56 loss to Baylor in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29th, a game in which the Huskies also gave up a school-record 777 yards.
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Breaking Report: Nick Holt fired as UW Defensive Coordinator

Husky insider Brandon Choate brings us breaking news of possible coaching changes at the University of Washington. Breaking reports are telling us Husky football defensive coordinator Nick Holt and safeties coach Jeff Mills have been let go by the university after a dismal defensive showing in the 2011 season.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

5 things Washington DC Nick Holt has to do to stop RGIII

NWSB insider Brandon Choate tells us 5 things University of Washington Huskies football defensive coordinator Nick Holt can do to stop Robert Griffin III of Baylor. The Huskies are matched up against RG3's Baylor Bears in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Decemeber 29th. The Huskies need to cover better, stay on Baylor's top wide receiver and keep a spy on RG3.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

UW Question Mark: Has the Nick Holt era run its course?

The focus this week has been on the defense as the Washington Huskies football team have now lost their fifth game in the past two seasons by over 30 points and second straight year losing to Stanford by over 40 points. Steve Sarkisian handpicked his defensive Coordinator Nick Holt to be the man in charge. We're not sure about this...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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