Butch Davis has agreed to become the new head coach at Florida International University.
Former Miami and North Carolina head coach Butch Davis has a new gig. According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN, Davis has agreed to be the new head coach of the FIU Panthers.
Davis was the head coach of the Miami Hurricanes for six seasons spanning from 1995-2000. While there, he compiled an impressive 51-20 record, including an 11-1 final season in which the Hurricanes won the Sugar Bowl.
He then took over as the Cleveland Browns head coach for four season, where he had less success. Davis took the Browns to the playoffs just one time, and had just one winning season.
After a three-year hiatus from coaching, Davis took the head coaching gig at North Carolina where he racked up a 28-23 record, including three straight 8-5 seasons. Davis was fired by UNC chancellor Holden Thorp amid an NCAA investigation and allegations of players receiving improper benefits and academic misconduct.