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Dave Cecchini and the Yale Coaching Search

On any Division I football program that goes from 4-7 to back-to-back league titles in the span of two years, you have to expect that other Division I football teams will be looking your coaching staff, dangling opportunities for bigger things.

Such was the case this year with much-beloved Lehigh offensive coordinator Dave Cecchini.

When Yale head football coach Tom Williams resigned as head coach after it came to light that he exaggerated claims on his biography, while there was no "official" word that Cecchini was in the running for Yale's head coaching position, it wasn't surprising that rumor mills had his name list for consideration for the top job, among other worthy finalists.

What happened next, though, was surprising - and heart-stopping for Lehigh fans.