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9:43 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Report: WKU Football Coach Willie Taggart Leaving for South Florida

Willie Taggart, center, with Western Kentucky University administrators.
Credit Clinton Lewis/Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky football coach Willie Taggart has accepted the same job at South Florida, just weeks before the Hilltoppers' first bowl appearance since becoming a member of college football's top level in 2008, ESPN.com is reporting Friday night.

Taggart, a Florida native, has coached the Hilltoppers for three season. Western Kentucky was winless the season before he arrived and won just two games his first season.

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