Diversity study: Number of black head coaches in FBS falls to four

Updated: November 6, 2008, 9:41 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Days after the election of the country's first black president, a study shows the number of African-American coaches in major college football is not growing.

With the recent dismissals of Ty Willingham at Washington and Ron Prince at Kansas State, the number of black head coaches in the 119-school NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision was reduced to four.

In 1997, there were eight black head coaches, the most in history. In 1993 and 2005, there were only three.

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