Elon fires coach Jason Swepson

Updated: November 25, 2013, 6:44 PM ET
Associated Press

ELON, N.C. -- Elon has fired coach Jason Swepson after he went 10-24 in three seasons.

Athletic director Dave Blank announced the decision Monday, saying "a change in leadership is necessary" to move the program forward.

Swepson came to Elon from Tom O'Brien's staff at NC State in 2011 after Pete Lembo left for Ball State.

The Phoenix were 5-19 in the Southern Conference under Swepson, who was a running back at Boston College from 1989-92.

Elon was 2-10 this season, ...

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