Kevin Wilson out as IU football coach

Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson walks on the sideline in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Maryland, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in College Park, Md. Indiana won 47-28. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson walks on the sideline in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Maryland, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in College Park, Md. Indiana won 47-28. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) – Indiana University Football coach Kevin Wilson is out, according to sources at the university.

Our sister station WISH-TV sports reporter Chris Widlic confirmed the news on Thursday. A 6 p.m. news conference is scheduled for 6 p.m..

Wilson recently signed a six year contract extension that is worth $15.3 million. It’s not clear what the reason is for Wilson being fired.

Wilson has coached the team for six years. The last two seasons were 6-6 bowl seasons, that hasn’t happened in years, Widlic says.