Western Carolina names Dennis Wagner head football coach

Dennis Wagner

Dennis Wagner

Western Carolina Director of Athletics Chip Smith today (Dec. 31) announced the hiring of Dennis Wagner (pictured), former offensive line coach at the University of Nebraska and head coach at Wayne State, as the twelfth head coach of the Catamount Football program.

Wagner, who has seven years of head coaching experience, will be formally introduced at a press conference scheduled for Friday, Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. to be held in the first floor Hospitality Room of the Ramsey Center. The event is open to the public. Wagner replaces former head coach Kent Briggs who was reassigned within the University in mid-November following the 2007 season finale against Furman.

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Dennis Wagner photo courtesy of Nebraska Media Relations