Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cowboy Football Coach Leaving.

Byline: Journal Staff and Wire Reports

DaPrato Went 3-8 In His Only Season

LAS VEGAS, N.M. New Mexico Highlands University apparently is in the market again for a head football coach.

Steve DaPrato, who last month completed his first season with the Cowboys, told a Las Vegas newspaper he's leaving to take a coaching job with a school in California. He did not identify the California school, nor did he specify the terms of his agreement with the school.

Until the new school has approved the contract a process that could take two weeks the coach said he could not comment about the specifics of the new position.

DaPrato was the fifth football coach hired by Highlands since 1990. …

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