Memphis hires co-offensive coordinator Justin Fuente as head coach

Published December 8, 2011 by (Ryan Osborne)

The University of Memphis has hired TCU offensive coordinator Justin Fuente as its new head coach, the Memphis Commercial-Appeal reported Wednesday night.

According to the report, Fuente will be introduced at a noon press conference Tuesday.

Fuente, 35, will replace Larry Porter, who was fired last week after leading the Tigers to a 3-21 record in two years at the helm.