Savannah, GA (Sports Network) - Savannah State University held the first of
four on-campus interviews on Monday with finalists for the head football
John Hendrick, the special teams coordinator/defensive ends coach at
Alabama State, made a presentation and then answered questions during an hour-
long forum in the Jordan Auditorium.
Hendrick previously was an assistant at Tulane, South Florida and South
Also set for interviews are Earnest Wilson III on Tuesday, Ester Junior on
Wednesday and Robert Joseph on Thursday.
Wilson is the offensive coordinator/quarterback coach at Hampton. He also has
worked as an assistant at Jackson State, New Mexico State and Benedict.
Junior has been the head coach at Central State since 2009.
Joseph recently joined the staff at Alcorn State as wide receiver coach after
compiling a 13-7 record as the head coach at Langston the last two seasons.
Savannah State, a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference member, is replacing Steve
Davenport, who was fired on April 17 after back-to-back 1-10 seasons.
Cornerbacks coach Corey Barlow, the only assistant coach retained when
Davenport was fired, has been serving as the interim head coach.
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