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While I am glad to see an HBCU making moves instead of getting moves made on it, I am somewhat remiss about the demise of Wesley College to a certain degree. This is because I can think of a handful of student athletes from my hometown (Annapolis) who have really benefited from attending and playing at Wesley. One even made the NFL for a split second and holds the NCAA all-Division record for kick return touchdowns in a career (10). Also one of my high school classmate's son had a solid career as a DB there. Unfortunately, and historically speaking, there have been a lot of really good football and bball star athletes at my high school alma mater who have fallen through the cracks and allowed to fizzle out due to many different reasons (not all, but a percentage that is waaaay above what it should be). But it seems like the kids that wound up going to Wesley turned out decent, no matter which way they went post-undergrad.
News flash... Most, if not all very young coaches if successful at a small school, is going to leave for a better, bigger school/job. Money talks. Some of us on this forum confuse having a good coach with having a good program. Mack said that NCCU had a good program then, allowing him to leave... but they didn't. Coach Maynor, while at WSSU, said the same thing and we feel like rocks in a pond when he left. Very few, if any, HBCUs have good programs. That require money and prestige, both of which we don't have. We just try and hang on to good coaches and then call our programs good. We should expect to lose good coaches at some point.
HBCUs need to follow the VCU model. They have had a coaching carousel. They have prepared for the departure of head coaches. They haven't skipped a beat.
This is why P5 schools like Clemson are eliminating programs.