COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Maiden’s Wilson taking over as head coach at Tulsa

Former Maiden High star Kevin Wilson was named Tuesday as the new head football coach at Tulsa University. He has played significant roles in major college football for many years, including at Oklahoma and Ohio State. He is leaving as offensive coordinator at Ohio State for his new job, his second as as head coach (the other was at Indiana).


Kevin Wilson, whose love of football began on football fields in Maiden, is again a head coach in college football.

Wilson, 61, was announced Tuesday at the head coach at Tulsa University. He will leave a role as offensive coordinator at Ohio State to fill that position.

He previously was a head coach at Indiana and has spent 37 years in college football in key roles. He played college football at North Carolina after a sterling career at Maiden High.

Wilson will debut as Tulsa head coach on Sept. 2 with a home game against WAPB. The next Saturday, it’s at Washington, followed by a home game the next week against Oklahoma, where Wilson was offensive coordinator before going to Indiana.



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