Florida A&M Names James Colzie as Head Coach

Florida A&M stayed in-house for its next head coach with the Rattlers naming James Colzie III as the successor to Willie Simmons. Simmons left FAMU on January 1 to take the running backs coaching position at Duke. Colzie joined FAMU in 2022, was promoted to associate head coach in 2023, and was named the interim … Read more

Willie Simmons Leaving Florida A&M for Duke Assistant Position

Florida A&M head coach Willie Simmons has decided to accept an assistant coaching position with Duke as the running backs coach. Simmons led the Rattlers to the 2023 SWAC Championship, a victory in the 2023 Celebration Bowl over Howard, and the 2023 HBCU National Championship. In five seasons with FAMU, Simmons went 45-13 overall, 32-5 … Read more