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Louisville targets Appalachian State’s Scott Satterfield

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to Yahoo! Sports College Football writer Pat Forde, the Louisville Cardinals have Appalachian State head coach Scott Satterfield as the school’s top target. Forde also says the Cardinals have not interview Satterfield yet.

On Saturday, Satterfield guided the Mountaineers to the first-ever Sun Belt Conference Championship. They defeated the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in Boone, North Carolina.

Appalachian State Mountaineers head coach Scott Satterfield holds the Dollar General Trophy after his team defeated the Toledo Rockets
Scott Satterfield holds the Dollar General Trophy after his team defeated the Toledo Rockets (Getty Images)

The Cardinals are the ring their attention to Satterfield after being rejected by Purdue Boilermakers head coach Jeff Brohm. He said it was not the right timing to go home.

Appalachian State coach Scott Satterfield remains the top target for the vacant University of Louisville head coaching job, according to multiple sources.

… Satterfield has not formally interviewed for the job, but he’s expected to meet with Louisville officials in the upcoming days. Sources indicate he remains the heavy favorite for the job.

“I think I owe it to myself and my family to take a look,” Satterfield said Friday according to the Winston-Salem Journal. “And I’ve always said I’ll listen. I’ll listen to see what people have to say.

“And if there is interest on their part, we’ll see where it’s at. If it’s going to benefit our family and is a situation we feel like we can have success, then that’s something we’ll take serious. And if not, we’ll move on and continue to build a powerhouse here at Appalachian State.”

Satterfield is 51-24 as the Mountaineers head coach. He guided the team to a 10-2 record this season.

In the last four years, he is 40-11 at Appalachian State. He became the team’s head coach in 2013.

Prior to being the head coach, he was the team’s offensive coordinator in 2012. Before returning to his alma mater, he spent two seasons in 2010 and 2011 as the Florida International University Panthers offensive coordinator.

He also was the Toledo Rockets quarterbacks coach in 2009. He was the Mountaineers quarterbacks coach from 2003 through 2008.

He was the Appalachian State running backs coach from 1999 through 2002. He began his coaching career with the Mountaineers as their wide receivers coach in 1998.

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