GRAMBLING, La. – Grambling State University director of athletics Paul Bryant announced Monday the hiring of Brian Howard who will serve as the sports information director for the Tigers.

“I am truly excited to welcome Brian Howard to Grambling State University,” said Bryant. “He is recognized as a leader in his field and we are fortunate to have him at GSU. His ability to connect with the national media will be a valuable asset to the athletics department.”

“I am extremely excited to join the athletics department at Grambling State University,” Howard said. “I am very thankful to director of athletics Paul Bryant, as well as assistant athletics director of marketing and communications Karen Carty for this opportunity. From the moment I stepped onto campus, I felt right at home. I am honored to join the Grambling family and can’t wait to get started.”

Prior to coming to Grambling State, Howard spent eight months at Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) member institution, Alabama State University, as the director of athletic strategic communications. He was the primary sports contact for football, men’s basketball, bowling, women’s soccer, men’s and women’s golf and baseball.

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