As Cincinnati and Memphis prepare to play in the AAC Championship Game on Saturday, both head coaches are very trendy and hot topics around college football as teams look to fill their head coaching vacancies.
After going 4-8 in his first season in 2017, Cincinnati is 21-4 the last two years. The Bearcats’ performance and their history of head coaches leaving for high profile jobs in the past, is why Fickell’s name is hot. His connections to Ohio State also certainly help his reputation.
Despite the chatter and rumors, all is quiet with Fickell.