Report: Ellis Johnson fired as Southern Mississippi football coach

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Tuesday November 27th, 2012

Ellis Johnson, head football coach at the University of Southern Mississippi was fired and the search for his replacement has already begun, reports the Sun Herald's Patrick Magee:

https://twitter.com/Patrick_Magee/status/273487884877717506

https://twitter.com/Patrick_Magee/status/273488397350350848

This was Johnson's first season with the Golden Eagles, and the team finished 0-12, the worst in school history. Johnson also had short coaching stints at The Citadel (three seasons, 12-22) and Garner-Webb (one season, 5-6).

but he declined to comment about Johnson at the time
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