Roadrunners coach Frank Wilson will not return in 2020

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

UTSA Roadrunners head football coach Frank Wilson will not return in 2020. He coached the program for four seasons.

His final game as the team’s leader came on Saturday. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs defeated the Roadrunners, 41-27.

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“I want to thank Coach Wilson for his efforts on behalf of the football program and the university, and for his commitment to his student-athletes,” AD Lisa Campos said. “As only the second head coach in our history, Coach Wilson continued to build on the foundation of a young football program and we are grateful for his contributions to UTSA.”

A national search has begun to find a new coach. The school said that they will use a search firm to aid in their search.

He was 19-29 at the school. The Roadrunners went 4-8 during his final campaign at the school.

He had one winning season at the school. In 2017, the team went 6-5 on the season; however, despite being Bowl eligible, the team did not get picked for a Bowl game.

Wilson went 12-12 in his first two seasons, including a loss in the New Mexico Bowl. However, in the last two seasons, he guided the program to a 7-17 record.

“While decisions like this are never easy,” Campos said, “it is important that we take the steps that will help us build for the future and keep UTSA Athletics a vital part of the community. There is so much to look forward to as we continue to position our program to compete at the highest level.”

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