Lone Star Gridiron

Temple Selects Abilene Coopers Mike Spradlin

2011 Coaching Change -- Temple Wildcats

Old Head Coach: Bryce Monsen -- Contract was not picked up after leading the Wildcats for the last 6 seasons to a 19-43-0 record. Monsen has an overall record of 27-56-0.

New Head Coach: Mike Spradlin -- Comes from Abilene Cooper where he was the head coach of the Cougars for 5 years going 37-23-0. His teams have made it to the Regionals each of the last 3 seasons. Spradlin has an overall record of 65-45. His other head coaching jobs have been at Midland Christian (15-7 from 1996-97), Navasota (6-5 in 1998) and Round Rock Westwood (22-19 from 1999-2002). He was also the offensive line coach at the University of Houston. At Abilene Cooper, Spradlin continually improved with records of 4-6, 5-6, 8-5, 9-4 and 11-2.

Team News: The Wilcats have had only 1 winnning season (7-4 in 2007) in last 7 years.

By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
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