Savannah State Tigers Head Coach Erik Raeburn will not return

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Savannah State Tigers has let go head coach Erik Raeburn on Friday. He spent three seasons as the team’s head coach.

Raeburn had an 8-23 record at the school. This includes a 2-8 record in 2018.

He had not won more than three games as their head coach. He guided the team to three wins in 2016 and 2017.


“We thank Coach Raeburn for his three seasons of service at the helm of the football program and wish him the best in his future endeavors,” Athletic Director Opio Mashariki said.

As a college football head coach, he is 143-63. He went 78-13 with the Wabash Little Giants over eight seasons. He also went 57-26 in eight seasons as the Coe Kohawks head coach.

He was also 7-7 in the Division III playoffs. He won three Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships in 2002, 2004, and 2005.

Raeburn also won three North Coast Athletic Conference in 2008, 2011, and 2015.

Prior to accepting the Coe head coaching position, he was an assistant coach with the Mount Union Purple Raiders from 1994 through 1999.

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