Offensive coordinator Mark Mangino has been relieved of his duties as offensive coordinator and offensive play caller, Paul Rhoads announced at his weekly media conference today.
Here is head coach Paul Rhoads' opening statement at today's @CycloneFB media conference, announcing a change at OC https://t.co/2NGDLxaMHk— Cyclones.tv (@CyclonesTV) October 26, 2015
Rhoads has been coy about whether or not Mangino resigned or was fired, but has said the direction Rhoads wanted to go with the program did not match with what Mangino was willing to do.
***RELATED: Meet the new OC at the helm, Todd Sturdy.
Here are the pertinent tweets from the still ongoing press conference:
Rhoads announces that Mark Mangino is no longer the offensive coordinator. Said they had differences. #Cyclones— Luke Manderfeld (@Luke_Manderfeld) October 26, 2015
That's big. Todd Sturdy will assume offensive coordinator duties. #Cyclones— Luke Manderfeld (@Luke_Manderfeld) October 26, 2015
Rhoads says that Tommy Mangino, Mark's son, will stay on as the team's wide receivers coach. #Cyclones— Tommy Birch (@TommyBirch) October 26, 2015
Rhoads says that it's been ongoing with him and Mangino not being on the same page. Adds this was done this morning. #Cyclones— Tommy Birch (@TommyBirch) October 26, 2015
Rhoads said the team will meet at 1:30 p.m. today for first time since Baylor game. #Cyclones— Luke Manderfeld (@Luke_Manderfeld) October 26, 2015
We'll have more through the day as this develops.