MONTICELLO, Ark. (AP) - The University of Arkansas at Monticello
has named William "Hud" Jackson as its new football coach.
The Tuesday announcement comes after Gwaine Mathews resigned
from the position on Nov. 22. Mathews posted a 22-44 record over
six years leading the Boll Weevils.
Jackson has served the past six seasons as associate head coach
at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.
The 43-year-old Jackson will lead the NCAA Division II team in
its first year outside of the Gulf South Conference. A number of
Arkansas schools broke away from the league to help form the Great
American Conference, which starts play next year.
Jackson said after being introduced at the UAM campus that his
goal each year will be to win the conference and to reach the