Houston issues statement on Tom Herman’s departure

Tom Herman will be the next coach the of the Texas Longhorns, leaving the Houston Cougars a far more competitive program than when he arrived.

The school acknowledged Herman’s departure in a statement released earlier today.

Statement from @HunterYurachek on the Houston Football head coach position. #HTownTakeover pic.twitter.com/M45eh085Xt

— Houston Football (@UHCougarFB) November 26, 2016


Houston defensive coordinator Todd Orlando  is expected to coach the team in their bowl game.

The statement says that the search for a new head coach will begin immediately. Surely Houston is a more appealing prospect to the next coach than it was to Herman when he signed on to coach the Cougars.

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