Jackson State Fires Head Coach Harold Jackson


JACKSON STATELess than two years into his coaching tenure, Jackson State has fired Harold Jackson,according to reports.

Jackson, who was hired Jan. 14, 2014, was 6-11 after replacing Rick Comegy, who led JSU to four SWAC Championship games and one conference title over eight seasons.

The Clarion-Ledger reported Tuesday that Jackson — in the second season of a three-year, $260,000 contract — had been fired.

Jackson, 69, was never able to lead the Tigers back to the SWAC title game after consecutive losses in 2012 and 2013. Read full via HBCUSports