Grambling State Fires Interim Coach

Source: ESPN

Grambling State has relieved George Ragsdale of his duties as interim football coach, school spokesman Will Sutton announced Thursday.

Defensive coordinator Dennis “Dirt” Winston was named interim coach, Sutton said. Ragsdale will be reassigned in the athletic department.

The turnover atop the football program capped a tumultuous few days at the university.

According to the Shreveport Times, the players met with administrators Tuesday to voice concerns about traveling by bus instead of plane to games in Kansas City, Mo., and Indianapolis and about the firing of coach Doug Williams in September.

Sources told the newspaper that the meeting “became increasingly negative” and that the players walked out.

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