Friday, January 28, 2011

Broadway spurns A&T; will remain Grambling's football coach

Updated: 1/28/2011, 6:45 p.m.

Rod Broadway will not be N.C. A&T's next head football coach.

In a conference call Friday morning, Broadway told the Grambling State University President's Executive Committee he will stay with the Tigers.
At noon, Broadway attended a kickoff news conference in Monroe, La., to announce a new two-year series between Grambling and Louisiana-Monroe.

Broadway remains Grambling State coach

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Grambling State announced on Friday that Rod Broadway will remain as its head football coach after he had been a leading candidate for the opening at North Carolina A&T.

Published reports said Broadway would become North Carolina A&T's head coach and Grambling State took down bios of Broadway and the rest of the football coaches from its official athletic website.

But on Friday morning, Grambling State said in an email that Broadway had announced to Grambling State University President's Executive Committee that he would remain at the Southwestern Athletic Conference university.

Grambling's Rod Broadway nears departure

GRAMBLING — Grambling State head football coach Rod Broadway appears to be on his way to taking the same position at North Carolina A&T University.

“Right now, Rod Broadway is still our head football coach and I think he is mulling over an offer that has been extended by (North Carolina) A&T. That’s as much as I know,’’ Dawson said. “It’s really about him deciding what’s best for him and his family at this point.”

“I know there has been (an offer made). That’s where it is,” Dawson said. “He’s one of the best coaches in America. If it’s not A&T this year, somebody else will come.

Broadway reported to be leaving Grambling; players not yet informed of coach's status

Rod Broadway is reported to be leaving his post as head football coach at Grambling State to take the same position at North Carolina A&T.

Broadway and the rest of his coaching staff’s names were removed from the official Grambling athletics website,, on Thursday, and The Triangle Tribune (Durham, N.C.) cited “reliable sources” that Broadway had taken the job.

Neither North Carolina A&T nor Grambling has released an official statement on the matter.

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UPDATE: I talked to coach Broadway earlier today. He said the "deal isn't done yet." Stay tuned.

According to reliable sources, Grambling State football coach Rod Broadway is the new coach at N.C. A&T.  Broadway led the Tigers to a black college national championship and several SWAC championships.

Interestingly, his name is already off the roster on the Grambling website. Before Grambling, Broadway led N.C. Central to back-to-back CIAA titles and a black college national title. He and current NCCU coach Henry Frazier had a nice rivalry going in the SWAC and that is sure to continue now that both are together again in the MEAC.

Reports: Rod Broadway Could Be Heading To NC A&T

Greensboro, NC - The rumor mill is churning this afternoon. Unconfirmed reports out of Louisiana tell WFMY News 2 Sports that Grambling State's head football coach Rod Broadway is heading to NC A&T. Reports say it could be announced by this weekend.

Broadway has roots in the Tar Heel state. He coached at NC Central and played defensive lineman at UNC. The Grambling State Head Coach has won three conference championships, including two at NC Central and one at Grambling State.


Videographer: IveryIveryProduction: North Carolina A&T State University played North Carolina Central University for the first time in 10 years. This was a Classic battle for the ages.

Videographer: NCCUEagles

Grambling's Rod Broadway: Dialing Up North Carolina A&T?

The Broadway show has taken it's final curtain call at Grambling, according to the Triangle Tribune in Durham, North Carolina. The paper reports Grambling head coach, Rod Broadway has agreed to accept the head coaching post at North Carolina A&T.

If Broadway does leave the G-men, the timing couldn't be much worse. Signing day is six days away and tomorrow, UL-Monroe and Grambling are expected to announce the two schools, located thirty-five miles apart, will meet next year on the gridiron for just the second time in history. The first meeting took place in 2007 in front of a record crowd at Malone Sadium.


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