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Hudspeth steps down at Austin Peay

Won 11 games in first season
Posted at 7:26 PM, Jul 03, 2020

Citing personal reasons, for Louisiana football coach Mark Hudspeth resigned his post at FCS Austin Peay Friday.

Hudspeth led the program to a record 11 wins, and FCS quarterfinal appearance. But in a quote released by the school Hud said he needed more time with his family.

"This was not an easy decision, but a very personal one," Hudspeth said. "I need to take some time away from the game with Tyla and the kids. I could not be more thankful for my time at Austin Peay and will be a fan forever. I will miss the players and coaches incredibly and will never forget their commitment to each other and this team. I will return to coaching in the future at the right time."

Austin Peay athletic director Gerald Harrison said he will keep Hud's staff on for the upcoming season. The team is scheduled to begin team activities July 31.

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