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Interim Coach At Center Of USU Dispute Officially Out Of A Job As Coaching Staff Contracts Expire


While Utah State’s new head football coach works on putting together his staff for the 2021 season, all members of the former staff were officially out of work on Dec. 31 — and that included Frank Maile, the interim head coach whose failure to get the top job has sparked an investigation.

Blake Anderson was named the 29th head coach in program history on Dec. 12. The Herald Journal has learned that Anderson met with the staff that had been working for former head coach Gary Andersen and then interim head coach Frank Maile on that same day.


Assistant coaches are employed by the university on yearly contracts and, as is often the case in college football, none of the previous staff has been retained. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.