Skip Holtz reveals interest in USF coaching vacancy, says job has ‘lot of positives’

ORLANDO — We know USF has an interest in Skip Holtz, and we now know the East Carolina football coach has an interest in the Bulls’ coaching vacancy.

Ask former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz how he’d feel about his son coming to Tampa and the Orlando resident sounds less like an ESPN analyst and more like a hopeful grandparent.

“It would be great. We’d have the whole I-4 corridor covered,” said Holtz, whose son Kevin is a public defender in Daytona Beach. “I think Skip feels the same way I do.”

Skip Holtz confirmed Tuesday that he had been contacted by USF on Sunday and that he had an interest in the Bulls job, both as a career move and as a chance to bring his family closer together.