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Tuberville resigns after coaching Cincinnati for 4 seasons

Tommy Tuberville resigned as Cincinnati's coach on Sunday after his first losing season in four years with the Bearcats.

Cincinnati ended the season with five straight losses and a 4-8 record, missing out on a bowl appearance for the first time in Tuberville's tenure. Before the season, the Bearcats gave Tuberville a two-year extension that took him through 2019.

"I am not done coaching, and I look forward to my next challenge," he said in a statement.

It would have cost the school $2.4 million to fire Tuberville. The coaching change comes at the end of a season that was disappointing in many ways, including the Big 12's decision not to expand. The...

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