Sunday, February 14, 2016

Earnest Wilson III leaving SSU for Elizabeth City State

SAVANNAH, Georgia -- Savannah State University is once again searching for a new head football coach.

Earnest Wilson III is leaving Savannah to become the new head coach at Elizabeth City State University.

According to sources at SSU, players and assistant coaches were notified of the decision Friday night.

Linebacker coach Tony Pierce will serve as interim head coach.

In three seasons at Savannah State, Wilson led the Tigers to a 2-32 record. SSU finished the 2015 campaign with a 1-9 record.

Wilson was named the 24th head football coach at Savannah State back on June 7, 2013. Prior to taking over the Tigers, he was offensive coordinator at Hampton University.


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