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New UTC Coach Rusty Wright Thrilled to See Daughter Play Division I Basketball

After a crazy couple of weeks, Rusty Wright has had a few opportunities to be just a dad.

The new University of Tennessee at Chattanooga head football coach turned his phone off for four days during the Christmas holiday, focusing his time on his wife, Kelly, and daughter Maddie, a junior forward on the Belmont women’s basketball team.

Since being announced as UTC’s new football leader on Dec. 21, Wright has fielded texts or phone calls from former Liberty coach Turner Gill, former Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino and even Alabama coach Nick Saban, among many others. There have been numerous calls from career-long assistants, like Wright, who are happy to see one of their own get a chance to lead his own program.


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