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TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ Tulsa football coach Keith Burns will resign after going 7-28 in three seasons.

Burns went 2-22 the last two seasons and will quit, a university source told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.

Burns, whose resignation was first reported by the Tulsa World on its Web site, had two years remaining on his contract. He could not be reached for comment.

Tulsa spokesman Don Tomkalski said the university would make an announcement later Monday.

Burns met last week and Monday with Tulsa president Robert Lawless and athletic director Judy MacLeod for his annual performance review.

Tulsa lost 17 consecutive games under Burns before beating Texas-El Paso 20-0 on Oct. 26.

Burns replaced Dave Rader as Tulsa coach following the 1999 season and appeared to have the Golden Hurricane on the right track after closing the 2000 season with wins over San Jose State and Nevada to finish 5-7.

But Tulsa lost its last 10 games of the 2001 season and continued to struggle in 2002, finishing last in the Western Athletic Conference for the second straight year.

Burns, who was a safety at Arkansas from 1980-1982, came to Tulsa after serving two years as defensive coordinator for the Razorbacks and four years in the same position at Southern California.