GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -East Carolina coach Skip Holtz says he has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the new head football coach at Syracuse.
In a statement issued by the school on Thursday, Holtz said he had declined further discussions with Syracuse concerning the opening.
Syracuse is seeking to replace Greg Robinson, who was fired after four seasons.
Holtz, who led the 9-4 Pirates to a 27-24 victory over Tulsa to earn the program's first Conference USA championship, was in Memphis, Tenn., to talk about his team's appearance in the Liberty Bowl, in which the Pirates will face Kentucky.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

SEC Schedule Breakdown on Thu, Jun 2017 by Blade
CFL Betting News and Notes Week 1 on Tue, Jun 2017 by Blade
College Football Conference Previews on Tue, Jun 2017 by Blade
College Football Quarterback Rankings on Thu, Jun 2017 by Blade
Handicapping 2017 Win Totals on Mon, Jun 2017 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Updated 2017 Heisman Odds Is USC quarterback Sam Darnold still favored to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy?
Thumbnail Big Ten Championship Odds to Win Are the Ohio State Buckeyes clear favorites to win the Big Ten Championship this upcoming college football season?
Thumbnail ACC Conference Championship Odds Clemson is the defending national and ACC champions but will they win the conference in 2017?

NCAAF Team Pages