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Florida A&M Set To Hire Willie Simmons As New Head Football Coach

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Posted at 12:21 AM, Dec 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-08 00:21:00-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) - Florida A&M may have a football coach sooner rather than later, and it could be a name local to Tallahassee.

Willie Simmons, who played at Quincy Shanks before a college career at Clemson and The Citadel, was first reported as new head coach by the Tallahassee Democrat.

Simmons is currently the head coach at Prairie View A&M, and sources close to the program said the offer was placed in front of Simmons at the end of the season, and it's a "matter of time before he accepts it or rejects it."

WTXL also learned that a press conference to announce Simmons as new head football coach could come Monday at Florida A&M.