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JSU hires Clark to lead football program

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The coach who led Prattville High School football to two state championships and a national number 2 ranking in 2007 has been tabbed as the new head football coach at Jacksonville State University.  Clark has been the defensive coordinator at University of South Alabama since 2008.  USA's defense proved to be one of the best in the Sun Belt Conference finishing second in total defense in 2012.

Clark takes over a Gamecock program that finished with a 6-5 overall record and was 5-3 in the OVC.

"Our vision and mission are winning conference championships and advancing to the postseason on a regular basis and we feel like Bill Clark brings the experience and skills to help us achieve our goals," said Warren Koegel, JSU Athletic Director.  "When you look at the success that Bill has enjoyed in our state, both on the collegiate and high school levels, we feel like he is the perfect fit to be our head football coach," Koegel added.

Clark will be formally introduced Wednesday at 4 p.m. on the fifth floor of the Stadium Club at JSU Stadium.

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