Jacksonville St HC: At least Houston doesn't have to go talk to Frank Broyles
- by Administrator 3 years ago
Jacksonville State head coach Jack Crowe and Houston Nutt are both former head coaches at the University of Arkansas, who worked for Frank Broyles.
Two days after defeating Ole Miss, Crowe knows his program at Jacksonville State has to capitalize on the 49-48 (double overtime) win in Oxford.
Crowe told the Birmingham News, "This is marketing 101. This is not Division II football anymore, and I really think 80 percent of the people who have been following us don't know the difference. Maybe they saw it (Saturday). Division II teams don't go out and beat SEC teams."
Crowe, who was abruptly dismissed as Arkansas head coach by Frank Broyles after a season-opening loss to The Citadel in 1992, feels for his good friend, Houston Nutt.
"We are a good enough football team to launch ourselves into the top 10 in FCS football. We built a stadium that says we're a national contender."
Jacksonville State hosts Chattanooga this weekend. The Mocs are coming off an upset win over Appalachian State.