Coach Jim Leavitt Fired from South Florida After Allegedly Hitting Player, Joins List of Coaches Who Like It Rough

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Coach Jim Leavitt Fired from South Florida After Allegedly Hitting Player, Joins List of Coaches Who Like It Rough

South Florida head coach Jim Leavitt has been fired this morning, allegedly for striking a player during a game. Leavitt is being investigated concerning his actions toward special teams player Joey Miller.

This makes him the third college coach let go for alleged abuse since the regular season ended—Leavitt joins Kansas' Mark Mangino and Texas Tech's Mike Leach in the unemployment line—and it also gives Leavitt entry into the club of abusive coaches, a club where he has plenty of company.

Here are a few others who like it on the rough side.

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