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UConn Has 'Strong Interest' in Bengals Linebackers Coach Al Golden for Their Head Coaching Vacancy

He's spent the past two seasons in Cincinnati.

CINCINNATI — The University of Connecticut has "strong interest" in hiring Bengals linebackers coach Al Golden to be their next head coach according to Matt Zenitz of

Golden has spent the past two seasons coaching the Bengals' linebackers. The 52-year-old has 10 years of experience as a college head coach. He had a successful run at Temple (2006-10), before coaching the Miami Hurricanes from 2011-15. 

Golden posted a 59-59 record over that span and was named the MAC Coach of the Year in 2009. 

Update: Bengals play-by-play announcer Dan Hoard shot down the idea that Golden would take the UConn head coaching job. 

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