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49ers offer Will Healy head coaching position

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Charlotte 49ers have offered their head coaching position to Will Healy. He is expected to accept it.

The 49ers coaching search focused on Healy after it was believed that Mike Houston would accept the East Carolina Pirates head coaching position. Charlotte rescinded their offer once it became clear that Houston was going to East Carolina instead.


The 33-year-old Chattanooga, Tennessee native has been the Austin Peay Governors head coach for the past three seasons. His team has gone 13-21 in those three seasons.

In 2017, he guided the Governors to an 8-4 record. However, in the other two seasons, he has gone 5-17.

This season, the team went 5-6, including 3-5 within the Ohio Valley Conference.

The Governors began the season with a loss to then-No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs, 45-0, on September 1st. Austin Peay then won two straight games.

They defeated the Presbyterian Blue Hose, 24-0, on September 8th. They then defeated the Morehead State Eagles, 78-40, on September 15th.

Austin Peay fell to 2-3 with two straight losses. The Governors lost 37-7 to the then-No.24 UT-Martin Skyhawks on September 22nd. One week later, they were defeated by then-No. 8 Jacksonville State Gamecocks, 48-32 on September 29th.

The Governors improved to .500 with a 3-3 record when they defeated the Tennessee State Tigers. They won 41-27 on October 6th.

Austin Peay fell the next week to Southeast Missouri State Redhawks, 31-27, on October 13th. Two weeks later, they defeated the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, 41-10.

They then went on a two-game losing streak. They were defeated by the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 17-13 on November 3rd. The following week, the team was defeated by the Eastern Illinois Panthers, 52-21.

In their season-finale, the Governors won 48-23 to the Murray State Racers on November 17th.


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