UCA's head coach accepts same job at South Alabama

Remigio Civitarese
Dicembre 8, 2017

With a résumé that includes three national championships as both a student-athlete and coach and a career.750 winning percentage, Steve Campbell was named head football coach at the University of South Alabama on Thursday.

"This is an opportunity to get home and more than that.to take what Joey has started and raise it to the next level and win some championships".

Campbell inherited a program that had won two Southland Conference titles, made two FCS Playoff appearances and had three seasons of at least nine victories since moving to NCAA Division I in 2006. The Pensacola native succeeds Joey Jones, who stepped down after a 4-8 campaign. Then, Campbell was an offensive line coach and offensive coordinator at Delta State (Miss.) from 1990-1992, and he was an offensive coordinator at Nicholls State from 1993-1995 before becoming the running backs coach at Southwest Mississippi Community College in 1996. He is well-respected by his peers and at the core of his identify is a man of character and deep values.

In the last four seasons with the Bears, the head football coach had posted a 33-15 record.

Campbell was the Bulldogs' head coach from 2004 to 2013.

Named the Southland's coach of the year, he has a 33-15 record in four seasons at Central Arkansas.

Campbell, 51, is known as a victor at mostly every level he's competed or coached.

After beginning his collegiate career at Southeastern Louisiana, Campbell moved on to Troy where he was a part of the Trojans' 1987 NCAA Division II national championship team. He was the Statesmen's head coach from 1999 to 2001. He has experience in the Southeastern Conference, in the SLC as a player and coach and a rich background in the talent-laden MS junior college ranks. Jones was the coach when the football program began in 2008, and he had a 52-50 overall record.

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