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Alabama A&M hires Connell Maynor as new head football coach

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Alabama A&M has hired Connell Maynor as its next head football coach.  He replaces James Spady who was fired after going 15-30 in four seasons with the Bulldogs.

Maynor has a career 65-31 record as a head coach, but comes to "The Hill" from Hampton University where he went 20-25 in four seasons.  Before Hampton, Mayner was the head coach at Winston-Salem State University from 2010-13.  There he won three conference titles, made three playoff appearances, taking the team to the NCAA DII National Championship game in 2012.  Prior to that Mayner spent a decade as an assistant at Fayetteville State.

Alabama A&M will hold a press conference on Monday, January 22 to officially introduce Connell Maynor as its new head coach.