Mark Mangino resigned from the Kansas football team Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009.
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Dec. 4, 2001 — KU athletic director Al Bohl announces Mangino’s hiring. The new coach had been an assistant at Oklahoma.
2002 — Mangino goes 2-10 in his first season after replacing Terry Allen.
2003 — Mangino leads Jayhawks to their first bowl berth since 1995. North Carolina State thumps KU, 56-26, in Tangerine Bowl to conclude 6-7 season.
2004 — Kansas finishes with a 4-7 record. After a 27-24 loss to Texas in Memorial Stadium, Mangino criticizes officials for an offensive pass interference penalty, saying “That’s right. BCS. That’s what made a difference in the call in front of their bench. Dollar signs.” Remarks earn Mangino a $5,000 fine from Big 12 Conference office.
2005 — Jayhawks compile 7-5 record, earn berth in the Fort Worth Bowl and knock off Houston, 42-13.
2009 — After starting season with five straight wins, Jayhawks drop last seven and Kansas Athletics Inc. confirms it is conducting internal investigation of Mangino for alleged player abuse.
Dec. 3, 2009 — Almost eight years to the day, Mangino resigns as KU's head football coach.