A Johnstown native and a college football icon announced his retirement Today I’m talking about Ohio U Head Coach Frank Solich a MAC mainstay who’s built up the Bobcats program
to one of the best in the conference each and every year
Nothing beats Maction a Wednesday night or Thursday night primetime league game just carries a different kind of stigma and Frank Solich has seen plenty of them. Solich announced his
retirement Today after 16 years at Ohio and over fifty five years, Today due to health concerns
Solich had humble beginnings in the Robindale community of Johnstown, and was inducted into the Cambria County Sports HOF in 2004. Solich was the winningest coach in mac history and the fourth
winningest active coach in all of college football at his retirement
Solich, 76, led Ohio to 11 bowl games and four MAC East titles in 16 seasons.
Before coming to Athens, Solich was a fixture of Nebraska football, first as a player, then as an assistant and finally as head coach.
He spent six seasons leading the Cornhuskers program, winning a Big 12 championship in 1999 before he was let go in 2003.
Solich’s career record is 173-101.