MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) -Ball State coach Brady Hoke has resigned to accept the same position at San Diego State.
Ball State president Jo Ann Gora said Monday the school wanted to keep Hoke at his alma mater.
``Unfortunately, the recognition that comes with such success made coach Hoke highly attractive to other programs,'' Gora said in a release. ``None of us wanted to see him go.''
Ball State went 12-1 this season, with its only loss against Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference championship. Hoke went 34-38 in six years at the school, but drew national attention when his team went unbeaten into December.
It is uncertain if Hoke will coach Ball State in the GMAC bowl on Jan. 6.
A spokesman for San Diego State declined comment, and Aztecs athletic director Jeff Schemmel did not return a phone call seeking to confirm the hiring.
s and national incentives was offered.
``Coach Hoke has had a tremendous amount of success as our head football coach,'' Cardinals athletic director Tom Collins said. ``His offer at San Diego State is a testament to that success. We worked very hard to keep him at Ball State, while also being sensitive to the current economic environment.''

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Handicapping 2016 Win Totals on Fri, May 2016 by Blade
2016 NFL Draft Props on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade
NFL Draft Preview on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Cal lands Davis Webb The Cal Bears may have lost the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft at quarterback, but the Golden Bears seem to have found a good replacement...
Thumbnail FSU dismisses running back The Florida State Seminoles have parted ways with running back Mario Pender after a recent arrest.
Thumbnail Hokies suspend two defenders The Justin Fuente era of Virginia Tech football isn’t off to a great start, as two defensive players have been indefinitely...
Thumbnail Buckeyes get 100K for Spring Game Ohio State may not have made the...
Thumbnail Petrino gets new contract Louisville is happy with the direction that Bobby Petrino is taking the football program and the Cardinals have given the head...
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages