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M-State Coach Resigns

By: AP
By: AP

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State coach Sylvester Croom
has resigned after five years at the school. He was the first black
head football coach in the Southeastern Conference.

Croom resigned Saturday, a day after an embarrassing 45-0 loss
to No. 25 Mississippi in the rivalry game.

Croom led the Bulldogs to an 8-5 finish and the Liberty Bowl in
2007. But the team struggled a year later, finishing 4-8.

Croom went 21-38 overall.


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