Offensive Coordinator Brian Wright fired

Coached team to 4-0 record on interim basis in 2013


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Ryan Lynch, Sports Editor

Offensive Coordinator Brian Wright was fired by Florida Atlantic football Sunday night, according to a source very close to the situation

Wright joined the team in the 2012-2013 season as an offensive coordinator under then-head coach Carl Pelini. He became as interim head coach at the end of the 2013-2014 season after Pelini resigned, leading the team to a 4-0 record.

Before FAU, Wright worked for Montana State, Youngstown State and Walsh University in various coaching positions during a 20-year career.

Wright is currently one of five candidates that Montana State interviewed for its vacant head coaching position.

FAU Athletics has not named a replacement for Wright’s open position.

This story will be updated as we receive more info.

Brendan Feeney contributed to the reporting of this story.

Ryan Lynch is the sports editor of the University Press. For tips regarding this or other articles, he can be contacted at [email protected] or on Twitter.