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A Need for Progress in Hiring Black Football Coaches

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A Need for Progress in Hiring Black Football Coaches

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A Need for Progress in Hiring Black Football Coaches

A Need for Progress in Hiring Black Football Coaches

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Weekend Edition commentator Nat Irvin decries the lack of black football coaches in the NCAA's Division 1-A, the highest level of collegiate play. Out of 117 schools, only three have an African-American coach. Notre Dame fired Tyrone Willngham late last month; Willingham now will coach at University of Washington.