What’s older than
The combined ages of two coaches who will face each other in the College
Call it a tribute to Connie Mack.
Both coaches, certain future College
It wasn't that long ago that both were considered over the hill.
Gillespie was pushed out as USC’s coach by Athletic Director Mike Garrett in 2006. Gillespie moved south to Irvine and has taken the
Garrido, meanwhile, was hearing more than whispers after the Longhorns failed to reach the NCAA tournament in 2013. He had won five national titles, three at Cal State Fullerton and two at Texas. Mack Brown can testify how quickly those things are forgotten in Austin. But going 5-1 in regional and Super region play, all against other Texas schools, have them remembering Augie as well as the Alamo.