Robby Donoho

About Robby Donoho

Robby comes to the south upon his graduation from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He grew up playing basketball in the 'Heartland of Hoops' and dreaming of becoming a sports broadcaster. He lives out his dream today here in Mississippi at WCBI. You can follow Robby on Twitter @RobbyDonoho or contact him via e-mail at robbydonoho@wcbi.com.

Jackson State Fires Football Coach

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI/ESPN) – Coach Rick Comegy, who led Jackson State to an 8-1 record in the Southwestern Athletic Conference this season, was fired Wednesday, the school said.

(The Advocate)

(The Advocate)

Comegy had a 55-35 record in eight seasons and led the Tigers to the 2007 SWAC title.

Jackson State was 8-4 overall this season. The Tigers lost to Southern in the SWAC championship game, 34-27, in double overtime.

Athletic director Vivian L. Fuller said in a statement that the school is “grateful to Coach Comegy and his staff for their service to Jackson State. We appreciate the work he has done with JSU athletics and we wish him well.”

The school scheduled a news conference for Wednesday afternoon to address the decision.