If Scott Satterfield lands an extension at Louisville in the weeks ahead, we’ll know why his name was publicly connected to the South Carolina coaching position.

Following the firing of Will Muschamp in Columbia, South Carolina’s search for its next head coach is heating up with the Louisville coach being named as a candidate set to be interviewed for the job according to a recent report from Josh Kendall of The Athletic.

It’s unclear at this time how interested Satterfield is in the South Carolina coaching position but not long after that report was filed, the Louisville coach issued a statement downplaying his interest in the open position in Columbia.

“While I am flattered my name was associated with another job I have not pursued or sought out any offers. I am the head coach at the University of Louisville,” Satterfield wrote.

“We are building a strong foundation and culture. I love our players and the dedication they have shown to me and my staff. It’s important that we continue the development of this program. We have an outstanding recruiting class coming in December and I’m excited for the future of our football team. L’s Up!!”

Satterfield is currently in his second season with Louisville. Before landing that position, he served as head coach of Appalachian State. Satterfield played for Appalachian State and is a North Carolina native.

He had a 51-24 overall record at the school and is currently 11-11 at Louisville. Satterfield was named ACC Coach of the Year in 2019.