Mississippi Valley State head football coach Vincent Dancy has announced his resignation Thursday morning.
In a statement issued by Athletic Director Hakim McClellan in part reads, “Coach Dancy has represented MVSU and the football program well in that time as the 17th head coach. On behalf of Mississippi Valley State University, I want to thank Coach Vincent for his incredible leadership for our football program.”
MVSU President Jerryl Briggs added “”We are thankful to Coach Dancy for his service to MVSU. He has served Valley in various capacities, a coach, a leader of young men, and a mentor to countless individuals throughout his time. He will always be a part of the Valley family and we wish him well in his future endeavors.”
The fifth longest tenured coach in MVSU history, going 10-38 in his five seasons in Itta Bena, will join Deion Sanders’ staff at the University of Colorado.
Defensive Coordinator Javier Gonzalez has been named Interim Head Coach.
According to the University, a nationwide search will be conducted for the Delta Devils next head football coach.