Co-Lin’s Glenn Davis receives special award

Published 5:00 am Monday, April 30, 2007

JACKSON — Copiah-Lincoln Community College third-year headfootball coach Glenn Davis recently received the George SekulOutstanding Community College Coach Award. He was among thosehonored at the All-American Football Foundation’s 84th Banquet ofChampions at the Jackson Hilton.

Davis guided the Wolfpack to a 9-3 record and a No. 6 ranking inthe final NJCAA football poll. He was named 2006 National JuniorCollege Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 23 Coach of theYear.

“Our players and coaching staff worked so hard this year,” Davissaid. ” That’s what made us successful.”

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The Wolfpack recorded a 21-0 victory over the Georgia MilitaryBulldogs in the Sea Island Golden Isles Bowl Classic in Brunswick,GA. It was Co-Lin’s first bowl appearance since 1985.

Davis previously served at Co-Lin as offensive coordinator from1995-96. During those two years, he helped lead the team to a 15-5overall record.

Davis is a 1982 graduate of Delta State University where he wasa three-year letterman as a defensive back and outside linebackerfor the Statesmen.

His other coaching stints include offensive coordinator at SouthNatchez High School (1982-85), graduate assistant at MississippiState (1986-87), defensive backs and wide receivers coach at theUniversity of North Alabama (1988-91), and quarterbacks, runningbacks, and wide receivers coach at Holmes Community College(1992-94). From 1997-2003 he served as running backs coach atMississippi State University under former head coach JackieSherrill.

Under Davis’ tutelage, the Bulldogs led the SoutheasternConference in rushing in 2000 averaging 193.8 yards per game andranked third in 1998 averaging 172 yards per game. He mentoredDicenzo Miller to Mississippi State’s sixth-ever, 1,000-yard seasonin 2000 (1,005 yards) and James Johnson to the fourth andfifth-ever, 1,000-yard campaigns in 1997 (1,069 yards) and 1998(1,383 yards).

He and his wife Minta, are the parents of two children, AnnShelby and Micah.