A-State football alum Jeff Blake named Walnut Ridge head coach

A-State football alum Jeff Blake named Walnut Ridge head coach

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) - Jeff Blake‘s rise in the coaching ranks has led him to his first high school head coaching job.

Walnut Ridge announced Blake as their new football coach Tuesday afternoon. He served as Hoxie’s defensive coordinator the last 5 seasons. Blake takes over the Bobcats after longtime coach Larry Treadway left for Corning.

Walnut Ridge High School is excited to announce the new head football coach of the Bobcats, Coach Jeff Blake. Jeffery...

Posted by Walnut Ridge Bobcat Athletics on Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Jeff also had a coaching stop at his alma mater Greene County Tech. Blake shined on the gridiron at Arkansas State from 2007-2010., starting all 4 years at fullback.

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