Wednesday, May 14, 2014

South Florida football coach resigns after being suspended for criticizing 49ers draft pick

The University of South Florida football program is looking for its fourth strength and conditioning coach in five years after their most recent one resigned on Tuesday.

Hans Straub gave his resignation after being placed on "indefinite leave" on the heels of a tweet where Straub criticized the San Francisco 49ers for drafting ex-Bulls football player Aaron Lynch in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Here's the tweet that cost Straub his job:

"Thought an organization with 5 Super Bowl titles would have a stricter draft criteria. Clearly, integrity & character are not a priority," Straub wrote on his Twitter account (@CoachStraubUSF).

“USF Athletics has high expectations for each and every student-athlete, coach and staff member,” USF athletic director Mark Harlan said in a statement. “To that end, I have accepted the resignation of Hans Straub from the position of head strength and conditioning coach. I thank him for his contributions to USF Athletics and wish him well in his future endeavors. A national search for his replacement will begin immediately.”

Well, another person bites the dust thanks to social media.

Via SportsbyBrooks


  1. Thanks coach for throwing me under the bus after greatest day in my football career getting drafted by NFL

  2. coach must know something....steroid use maybe, pot smoker, thug, what?????