Penn State Football

January 18, 2014 7:34 AM

‘Historical moment’: Penn State, Texas among major Division I programs hiring African-American coaches

At the University of Texas, football is religion. At Penn State University, they need football for redemption. So when these storied programs hired black head coaches within days of each other to return them to past glory, it was a major moment for a sport that has been among the slowest to promote African-American leaders at the highest level.

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