October 14th, 2021 10:00am
The Central State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has named George Ragsdale as the football program's interim head coach for the remainder of the 2021 season. Ragsdale takes over for former head coach Bobby Rome II, who resigned on Tuesday.
"We have accepted Bobby Rome II's resignation as head football coach. Running backs coach George Ragsdale has been promoted to interim head coach for the remainder of the 2021 season," CSU Director of Athletics Tara A. Owens said. "We are committed to our values of providing our student-athletes with a quality collegiate experience and remain focused on being successful on the field, in the classroom, and in the community."
A veteran coach with a wealth of playing and coaching experience, Ragsdale's accomplishments and highlights include a Hall of Fame career as a running back and North Carolina A&T, enshrinement in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Hall of Fame, and a professional career playing in the NFL and USFL.