JACKSON — Jackson State University Vice President and Director of Athletics Ashley Robinson announced Monday that Head Football Coach Tony Hughes will not have his contract renewed at the end of the sea-son.
“I would like to thank Coach Hughes for his dedication and hard work to Jackson State University and the Jackson State football program,” Robinson said. “We wish him the best in his future endeavors.”
Defensive Coordinator John Hendrick will serve as Interim Head Coach for the remainder of the season.
“Our goal is to find a new head coach who will build on our great tradition and grow our football program,” added Robinson.