Jackson State Announces Hire of Deion Sanders as Head Coach

The Jackson State Tigers made it official on Monday morning: Deion Sanders is the next head coach of the football program. The hiring of Sanders was reported by HBCU Sports and that report was subsequently refuted by Jackson State. The on-record denial was undermined over the weekend by photos showing Sanders on Jackson State’s 2021 … Read more

Jackson State Will Not Renew John Hendrick’s Contract

The Jackson State Tigers will not renew the contract for head coach John Hendrick prior to the upcoming spring season. “In consultation with President Hudson and after a thorough review and evaluation of all aspects of our football program, I have decided that a change in leadership is in the best interest of our program … Read more

Tennessee Tech Extends Head Coach Dewayne Alexander

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles have given a contract extension to head coach Dewayne Alexander through the 2024 season. The school announced the news on Wednesday. Alexander has been with the Golden Eagles for only two seasons but the team has shown drastic improvement. Tennessee Tech went 1-10 in 2017, which prompted the hire of … Read more

Austin Peay Names Marquase Lovings Interim Head Coach

After former head coach Mark Hudspeth’s surprise resignation last week, Austin Peay moved associate head coach Marquase Lovings to the top post on Tuesday. Lovings was the associate head coach and defensive line coach for the Governors last season in Hudspeth’s first and only season in charge of the team. Lovings graduated from Howard in … Read more

Mark Hudspeth Resigns From Austin Peay

Austin Peay head coach Mark Hudspeth has resigned from his head coaching position on Friday as revealed by the Governors’ athletic director Gerald Harrison. The Governors will maintain the current coaching staff as it evaluates the next steps to take after the sudden departure of Hudspeth. Hudspeth engineered a turnaround of the Austin Peay program … Read more

Montana Gives Hauck 4 Year Extension

The Montana Grizzlies and head coach Bobby Hauck agreed to a four year extension through January 2024 per a school statement. Overall, he is 96-26 at Montana in nine seasons making him the winningest coach in program history. Hauck is currently in his second stint as Montana’s head coach. He was in charge from 2003 … Read more

UAPB Head Coach Cedric Thomas Resigns

Cedric Thomas has resigned from the head coaching position at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. He is expected to become the defensive backs coach at Southern Mississippi. Thomas was in charge of the Golden Lions for two seasons. He went 2-9 overall with a 1-6 SWAC record during 2018. He improved the team to 6-5 overall with a … Read more

Doug Phillips To Replace Bo Pelini At Youngstown State

The Youngstown Penguins have found Bo Pelini’s replacement in Cincinnati Bearcats assistant Doug Phillips. Phillips, who turns 52 on February 29 (yes, he was born on leap day), has been the Cincinnati running backs coach since 2018. In 2017, he was the special teams coordinator and tight ends coach for the Bearcats. Phillips knows Youngstown … Read more

Larry Scott Hired By Howard

The Howard Bison have finally ended their coaching search nearly two months after it began. The Bison will hire Florida Gators tight end coach Larry Scott to lead the program. Scott will takeover after a disastrous 2019 season on and off the field. First year head coach Ron Prince was placed on administrative leave and … Read more

Bo Pelini Leaves Youngstown State For LSU

Youngstown State head coach Bo Pelini has left his position to take over as defensive coordinator of the reining FBS champion LSU Tigers. Pelini spent the previous five seasons with the Penguins guiding them to a 33-28 overall record with a mark of 18-22 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. In his lone FCS Playoff … Read more