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CFB Insider Has Update On Dana Holgorsen's Possible Departure From WVU

Dana Holgorsen celebrating against the Texas Longhorns.

AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Head coach Dana Holgorsen of the West Virginia Mountaineers celebrates after the game against the Texas Longhorns at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on November 3, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen is being mentioned as a serious candidate for the Houston Cougars' head coaching vacancy.

This might be surprising to some, but Holgorsen, 47, might actually be interested in leaving West Virginia.

College football insider Bruce Feldman says he wouldn't be surprised if Houston offers Holgorsen a deal West Virginia doesn't want to match.

"Would not be surprised if Houston tries to give Dana Holgorsen the deal that WVU wouldn't in terms of years and money. They also know Dana, a former UH OC, loves Houston," he tweeted.

ESPN college football insider Adam Rittenberg thinks it's a possibility, too. "He loves the city and it’s a better cultural fit for him. There’s been tension at WVU for a while. He just had one of his best teams and only went 8-4. Just feels like right time for a change of scenery," he tweeted.

Former Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury is also being mentioned as a possible candidate for the Houston job.

The Cougars could look to move quickly with this.