A person familiar with the decision says Rutgers assistant Kyle Flood has accepted an offer to replace Greg Schiano as the team’s head coach.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the school has yet to make an official announcement.READ MORE: NYC Board Approves Rent Increase For Rent Stabilized Apartments
Rutgers had pursued Florida International football coach Mario Cristobal, but he opted to stay put.READ MORE: At Least 1 Dead, Several Injured After South Florida Condo Partially Collapses
Schiano left Rutgers last week to become the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ head coach, leaving the school scrambling for a replacement less than a week before national signing day.
Flood was promoted to interim coach last week and interviewed for the job over the weekend. He has been a member of Schiano’s staff since 2005, working his way up to assistant head coach in 2008.MORE NEWS: New York's COVID State Of Emergency Coming To End, Along With To-Go Alcohol
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