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Report: Major Head Coach's Future Is "In Doubt"

Houston Cougars football's TDECU Stadium.

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 17: A general view of the field prior to the start of the game between the Temple Owls and the Houston Cougars at TDECU Stadium on October 17, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

A major college football head coach's future is reportedly "in doubt" following his team's disappointing bowl game loss.

Major Applewhite, who's been Houston's head coach since 2016, is reportedly now on the hot seat following the Cougars' loss to Army.

SB Nation reported late on Saturday that Applewhite's future was "in doubt" after the disappointing bowl game performance.

From the report:

Houston head coach Major Applewhite’s future with the Cougars is in doubt after UH’s record book-worthy, 70-14 loss to Army in the Armed Forces Bowl capped an 8-5 season, sources confirmed to SB Nation.

The game tied the FBS records for points allowed in a bowl game and margin of victory in a bowl.

Upon Applewhite’s hiring, both UH Board of Regents chairman Tilman Fertita and president Renu Khator famously stated, “We’ll fire coaches at 8-4.”

Applewhite, 40, is 15-11 as Houston's head football coach.

Stay tuned.