Doc Sadler lands Southern Miss head coaching job.

Good for Doc Sadler. 

The former UTEP/Nebraska head coach who was in Ames for the past season was hired as Southern Mississippi’s new leader on Wednesday night. Jeff Goodman from ESPN first reported the news via Twitter. 

Sadler will take over a program that went to the NCAA Tournament in 2012 and the NIT the past two seasons. The Golden Eagles lost in the NIT’s quarter-finals to Minnesota last season. 

Notably, former Iowa State head coach Larry Eustachy was the head coach at Southern Miss from 2004-2012. 

Check out later on tonight for possible replacements on the Iowa State coaching staff. 

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.