A year ago, Virginia Union was looking forward to the NCAA Division II football playoffs. Now its football program is looking for a new head coach.
Sources tell HBCU Gameday that VUU has relieved Mark James of his position of head coach.
James went 15-6 in his first two seasons, including an 8-3 season in 2015 as he led VUU to the D2 playoffs. The team went backwards in 2016, starting 0-2 and falling to 5-5.
Legendary coach Joe Taylor is the athletic director at VUU, and with more than 30 years of experience as a head coach, it’ll be interesting to see who he tabs to lead the program next.