Monken’s departure not official

Colin Ritsick

The news that Head Coach Jeff Monken will be leaving Georgia Southern University to coach at

Army broke earlier this afternoon, but no announcement has been made by either school.

Sal Interdonato (@salinterdonato), football reporter for the Times-Herald Recorder, was first to break the news.

However, Sports Illustrated writer Pete Thamel (@SIPeteThamel) tweeted later this afternoon

that ‘Army has not yet made a decision on its next football coach.’ He went on to say that

Army will not finish conducting interviews until tomorrow.

WSAV, and were among many other news outlets to report

the move but none have provided any hard evidence beyond citing sources.

Army’s athletic director Boo Corrigan has no comment on the head coaching position at this

time according to Interdonato.

An announcement is expected to be made Monday.

Neither GSU Athletic Director Tom Kleinlein nor Monken could be reached for comment.