Memphis hires co-offensive coordinator Justin Fuente as head coach

Published December 8, 2011 by 360@tcu360.com (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.