Missouri Valley Conference

New Coach Hired
3:42 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Turning Around Leatherneck Football

New WIU Head Football Coach Bob Nielson
Credit Jonathan Ahl

Western Illinois University has a new football coach who has a history of turning around struggling programs.

Bob Nielson inherited a poor program at the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 1999.  While there, he led the team to six playoff appearances and two national championships.  

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