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Five More New Faces
Kelley King
April 05, 2004
Sylvester Croom, Mississippi State The SEC's first black head football coach takes over a team that has finished last in the SEC West three years in a row.
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April 05, 2004

Five More New Faces

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Sylvester Croom, Mississippi State
The SEC's first black head football coach takes over a team that has finished last in the SEC West three years in a row.

Mark Dantonio, Cincinnati
A former Ohio State defensive coordinator, he'll bring the Bearcats (5-6 last season) to visit the Buckeyes on Sept. 4.

George O'Leary, Central Florida
In his first head job since the Notre Dame resume flap, O'Leary inherits a team coming off its first losing season in four years.

Mike Price, UTEP
The Miners, who went 2-11 last year, expect big things from Price, who led Washington State to two Rose Bowls.

Mike Stoops, Arizona
The fiery defensive coordinator for brother Bob at Oklahoma has already landed a solid class of recruits for the struggling Wildcats.

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