The St. Petersburg Times is reporting that Doug Woolard, currently athletic director at the University of South Florda (Tampa) has been contacted about the athletic director job at Washington.
Woodlard is 58 and in his fourth year at USF, a Big East school.
A look at his resume indicates that he has never hired a football coach, but he has hired on in basketball: Woolard previously worked at St. Louis, and was the man who hired Lorenzo Romar there. Romar is a member of the UW committee that will make AD recomendations to university president Mark Emmert.
Here's the St. Petersburg Times report (scroll down to the second item.
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UW, meanwhile, continues to conduct its search behind a pretty good wall of secrecy.
A generally stated goal was to have an new AD in place by the end of the school year -- less than two weeks away. However, all concerned have stressed that isn't a drop-dead deadline and that the announcement could come somewhat before or after that.
And by the way, the lawyer representing former Oregon athletic director Bill Moos says Moos has not been contacted by UW.