Delaware State relieves Milstead of coaching duties

Milstead Sideline

DOVER, Del. – Delaware State University Director of Athletics Alecia Shield-Gadson has announced that Rod Milstead has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Hornets football program effective immediately.

Milstead compiled a 17-33 overall record, and a 7-18 mark in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, in five seasons as head coach. Delaware State was 5-6 overall, and fourth in the six-team MEAC standings with a 2-3 conference record, this past season.

“We thank coach Milstead for his service to our football program and the university the past five years, and wish him well in his future endeavors,” said Shields-Gadson. “The university will soon begin a national search for a new head football coach.”

Veteran assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Jeff Braxton will serve as interim head coach until further notice.

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