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Indiana Has Reportedly Fired Kevin Wilson

A Big Ten football coach has reportedly been fired.

Indiana is reportedly firing head football coach Kevin Wilson, according to a report by the Indy Star.

From the report:

Indiana University will announce the dismissal of football coach Kevin Wilson at press conference at 6 this evening, according to sources in the athletic department.

Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman has also confirmed the report.

This is a pretty puzzling move, considering Indiana is coming off of its second straight bowl-eligible season. The Hoosiers went 6-6 this season, following a 6-7 season in 2015. Wilson, 55, has been Indiana's head coach since 2011. He's 26-47 in six seasons, but the Hoosiers have improved pretty much every season. Indiana was 1-11 his first season and has since won 4, 5, 4, 6 and 6 games. ESPN's Brian Bennett reports the decision is likely not about wins and losses.

Steve Wiltgong of 247Sports reports that he's hearing Tom Allen, Indiana's associate head coach, will be taking over in the interim.

More to come later on. [Indy Star] Update: Wilson's departure is being categorized as a resignation.

In addition, Indiana has announced that Tom Allen will be the program's permanent head coach.