Grambling Gives Head Football Coach his “Walking” Papers

Former Grambling State University Head Football Coach Greg Williams
Former Grambling State University Head Football Coach Greg Williams

The News-Star in Monroe is reporting that Grambling State’s head football coach Doug Williams has been fired.

Williams told The News-Star that university president Frank Pogue called him into the office, handed him a slip of paper and fired him.

Grambling started the season with a 23-9 loss to Alabama A&M and losing to ULM 48-10 last week.

Williams made history in the NFL , with the Washington Redskins, as the first and only black starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl in 1987

Williams did not participate in the weekly SWAC coaches’ teleconference Monday and told the News-Star Grambling President Frank Pogue simply called him into his office, handed him a piece of paper and relieved him of his duties.

Grambling State University has announced running backs’ coach George Ragsdale will serve as interim head coach. 

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