Lawsuit filed against Houston claims racial discrimination in process that led up to hiring of Dana Holgorsen

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Lawsuit filed against Houston claims racial discrimination in process that led up to hiring of Dana Holgorsen
Lawsuit filed against Houston claims racial discrimination in process that led up to hiring of Dana Holgorsen

On Dec. 30 of last year, Houston officially fired Major Applewhite as its head coach even as speculation about his future at the AAC school had flared for days. Just three days later, Dana Holgorsen left West Virginia to take over for Applewhite in Houston. And therein lies at least a bit of an issue with which the university now has to deal. According to the Houston Chronicle, Dr. Kevin Simms, president of the African-American Coaches Association, has filed “[a] lawsuit… against the University of Houston that accuses the school of discrimination and failure to properly post its head football coaching position.” The suit claims that the university violated state law by failing to post the position

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