Firing season has gotten started in September.
Per Dan Wolken of USA Today, Florida International has fired head coach Ron Turner four games into the season. Turner had been at the coach Florida International since 2013.
Ron Turner is out at FIU, a person informed of the decision told @USATODAYsports. Coaching carousel has begun.
— Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) September 25, 2016
Per ESPN’s Brett McMurphy Ron Cooper will take over as the interim head coach. Cooper was a former assistant with Steve Spurrier at South Carolina and Les Miles at LSU. He was also the one-time defensive coordinator at Mississippi State.
FIU has fired Ron Turner, source told @ESPN. DC/LB coach Ron Cooper will be interim coach. Also reported by USA Today & Sun-Sentinel
— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) September 25, 2016
Turner was also the quarterbacks coach at Texas A&M for the 1988 season. He also had two stints as the offensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears.
Turner is the first FBS head coach to be fired this season. The Panthers are 0-4 and coming off a 53-14 loss to Central Florida on Saturday. Turner had gone 10-30 in his 3-plus years at the school.