Alabama A&M head football coach fired

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Alabama A&M University announced that head football coach James Spady has been fired.

Director of Athletics Bryan Hicks released this statement regarding the announcement:

After careful and deliberate observation of our football program, we felt a change was needed. We thank Coach Spady for his efforts and leadership of the football program and wish him much success in his future endeavors. Alabama A&M University will be making a personnel decision in the immediate future.

The Bulldogs wrapped up the 2017 season with a 4-7 overall record and a 3-4 record in the SWAC.