Report: Howard to hire former UVa., Richmond coach

Howard football appears to have a new head coach with major name recognition. Former Virginia coach Mike London has reportedly been tabbed the new coach at HU according to Brandy L. Simms of Sentinel Newspapers.

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This would be a splashy hire for Howard, who announced following the season that coach Gary Harrell would not have his contract renewed following a 2-9 season.

London led Richmond to the FCS national title in 2008 before moving on to Virginia, where he coached from 2010 through 2015.

Currently Maryland’s defensive line coach, London has a head coaching record of 51-51.

This news comes just one day after Caylin Newton, Cam Newton’s younger brother, announced he will be attending Howard.

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