Portland State's Glanville resigns as head coach
Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Portland State University announced Tuesday the resignation of head football coach Jerry Glanville.
Glanville ends his three-year run as coach with a 9-24 record. The Vikings just completed their 2009 slate at 2-9 overall with a 1-7 record in the Big Sky Conference.
"I want to thank Coach Glanville for his dedication to Portland State Football and the greater University and community," said director of athletics Torre Chisholm. "Although the program didn't achieve the competitive success that either of us hoped for, it was not for lack of effort or commitment. His time on the Park Blocks will be remembered, perhaps not for the win-loss record, for the personality and attitude he brought to the University - an attitude that was infectious among our entire staff."
The former NFL head coach took over the reins in 2007 from Tim Walsh, who left Portland State to become offensive coordinator at Army. Walsh coached 14 seasons and compiled a 90-68 record.
Glanville coached for 20 years in the NFL, nine years in the collegiate ranks and spent more than a decade as an NFL broadcaster. Prior to guiding Portland State, he spent two years as defensive coordinator for the University of Hawaii.
Glanville coached in the NFL from 1974 to 1993. He spent his final eight seasons as a head coach for the Houston Oilers and the Atlanta Falcons.
11/17 16:48:28 ET