Eufaula names Ed Rigby new Head Football Coach & Athletic Director

(WTVY) -- Eufaula City School Board approves the hire of Ed Rigby of Eufaula High School's newest Head Football Coach and Athletic Director via unanimous 5-0 vote.

Rigby comes to Eufaula after coaching at Elba High School for five years, compiling a (53-12) record and coached the Tigers to a 2A State Championship in 2015.

Rigby is the 21st head coach in Eufaula School history and will replace Bryan Moore in a community he sees is similar to his previous stop.

"Elba is a smaller Eufaula, Eufaula is a bigger Elba," says Ed Rigby.

"They are very similar, same types of kids, there is just more of them. Same community, just bigger. But that is the draw, the administration is the same way at Elba, they are 150% behind you... if your administration is not behind you, you're at the wrong place. Everybody has everybody's back."

Elba High School is still looking for Rigby's replacement.