Bower resigns as Southern Miss coach after 14th winning season
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Jeff Bower ended one of college football's longest coaching runs Monday when he resigned at Southern Mississippi.
Bower capped his 14th consecutive winning season Saturday and ends a 29-year relationship as player and coach with the Golden Eagles despite accepting his 10th bowl invitation in the last 11 seasons.
Though he resigned after 17 years as head coach, a terse Bower did not sound like it was completely voluntary.
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