Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. College Sports

Offensive coordinator won’t be back at TU

See also

Tulsa will have a new offensive coordinator next fall. It became clear when coach Bill Blankenship announced Thursday in a school press release that Greg Peterson will not return in that role for the 2014 season.

Peterson has served that role along with being the wide receivers’ coach for the past three seasons. The Golden Hurricane thrived under his direction in 2011 and 2012 and won the Conference USA championship in the latter year, bur TU struggled to a 3-9 finish this past season.

"I appreciate the dedication that Greg has given to our football program the past three years, but I thought it was best to make a change,” Blankenship said. “Greg is one of the finest individuals you'll ever meet. We wish him and his family the very best.”

Peterson came to TU in 2011 after being on the staff of Northern Colorado the previous year. He has also coached at Colorado State, Washington State, Kansas State and Nebraska Wesleyan.

No timetable has been set for the hiring of a new offensive coordinator.

Advertisement

Sports

  • The New York Yankees turn the first triple play of the 2014 season
    Video
    Watch Video
  • A big third period from the Rangers propel them past Philly in Game 1
    NHL
  • Donovan McNabb serves time in jail stemming from a December DUI
    NFL News
  • Interview with Bernard Hopkins: 'I'm from Mars, but I fight here on Earth'
    Boxing
  • Are you as excited as LeBron about the NBA Playoffs? We seriously doubt it
    NBA
  • New details have emerged about the friendly-fire incident that killed Pat Tillman
    Video
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!