Daytona Beach, FL (Sports Network) - Bethune-Cookman University announced
Thursday that it has given a contract extension to head football coach Brian
Jenkins, who has led Bethune to Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference titles in two
of his three seasons, had been one of the finalists for the head coaching
position at Southern University until he removed himself from consideration
earlier this week.
A finalist for the 2012 Eddie Robinson Award as FCS coach of the year, Jenkins
has a 27-8 record at Bethune, with the two MEAC championships and two FCS
playoff appearances. He was named the MEAC Coach of the Year this season for
the second time.
"This is a place where I come to work each day and know that I'm surrounded by
family," said Jenkins, a 41-year-old graduate of the University of Cincinnati.
The Wildcats had a 9-3 record this season.
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