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Spears, GSU enjoy success

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Following the 2005 campaign, Spears had a 6-5 record while working in an interim basis.

A shocking 24-13 victory over rival Southern University in the “Bayou Classic” put him among the front runners to be considered for the permanent job, but there were numerous other candidates as well.

In the end, school officials opted to retain Spears and have him carry the role of head coach with an official title.

Good thing.

What the native of Clinton and graduate of Alcorn State University has achieved over the past several months is nothing short of amazing.

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