Wilberforce, Ohio – Troy L. Garner, pastor at Fellowship of Faith Church in Huntsville, Ala. has donated $10,000 to the Central State University Marauders Football program.

“We love and believe in Coach Pearl, and we want to sow into Coach Pearl and the Central State University Football Program because we want him to be successful. There is an old biblical principle that says, “You can’t beat God’s giving. The more you give the more he gives back to you. God sends blessings to whom he can send blessings through.”

Coach Cedric Pearl, head football coach for the Central State University Marauders football team said, “We would like to thank Pastor Troy and the Fellowship of Faith Baptist Church.  The funds will be used to enhance the team locker room and to purchase new equipment.”

Before coming to Central State, Coach Pearl served as interim head football coach, the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach for the Alabama A&M University Bulldogs in Huntsville, Ala.  Coach Peal has also worked with his alma mater, the Tuskegee University Tigers, in Tuskegee, Ala., at the onset of his career, and spent time at Morris Brown and Morehouse Colleges in Atlanta, Ga.

Coach Pearl received his undergraduate degree in social work and his graduate degree in counseling and student development from Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Ala.

Central State University press release