ASU plans news conference to discuss football program

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) – Arkansas State has scheduled a Monday 4:00 PM news conference to discuss "the future of the football program".  Rumors are swirling on campus about the future of its head football coach Steve Roberts.  Roberts and athletic director Dr. Dean Lee met Monday morning for a scheduled end of season review.  Roberts was also absent from a weekly Sunbelt Conference coaches' conference call Monday morning.

According to sources close to the school, no decision has been made on whether Roberts will return for a tenth season as the Red Wolves head coach.

The Region 8 Sports Team is tracking this developing story and will have the latest on as well as Region 8 News at Five and Six.

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