Croom resigns after five years at Mississippi State
Sylvester Croom came to Mississippi State with much fanfare, deemed by many a pioneer, the first black man hired to be the head coach of a Southeastern Conference football team.
After five seasons, he's out, gone for the most basic reason: His team didn't win enough.
Croom resigned Saturday, less than 24 hours after an embarrassing 45-0 loss to Mississippi in the most lopsided Egg Bowl in 37 years. He announced the decision in a statement released by the school after meeting ...
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