Florida International fired HC Ron Turner.
Alex Gardner failed to launch in Thursday's 34-13 loss to Indiana, rushing for 23 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.
FIU promoted secondary coach Ron Cooper to defensive coordinator.
The Vikings worked out Florida International DT Lars Koht at FIU's Pro Day event last week.
FIU CB Richard Leonard ran the 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds during Thursday's Pro Day.
FIU senior CB Richard Leonard accepted an invite to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
FIU junior TE Jonnu Smith (knee) didn't play in Saturday's 48-31 win over Charlotte.
FIU junior TE Jonnu Smith is still wearing a knee brace after missing last week's game against FAU.
Per TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline, NFL scouts "have shown a lot of interest" in FIU junior TE Jonnu Smith.
Florida International senior edge rusher Michael Wakefield "shows a knack for quickly and smoothly getting off the snap," notes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter posits that FIU junior CB Richard Leonard's return ability will amplify his intrigue to NFL teams.
FIU senior WR Glenn Coleman has been ruled ineligible for the 2013 season due to academics.
FIU junior CB Richard Leonard has been ruled ineligible for the 2013 season.
FIU has dismissed senior RB Kedrick Rhodes for a violation of team rules.
Chargers selected Florida International DE Tourek Williams with the No. 179 overall pick.