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Hampton hires Maynor as new football coach

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HAMPTON, Va. (AP) -- Connell Maynor, the Winston-Salem State football coach who made the Rams a title contender in NCAA Division II, is the new head coach at Hampton.

Hampton athletic director Novelle Dickenson announced Maynor's hiring Tuesday.

In four seasons at Winston-Salem State, Maynor coached the Rams to a 45-6 overall record and a 29-2 mark in the CIAA. He directed the Rams to two straight CIAA championships, three successive appearances in the Division II playoffs and a spot in the 2012 national championship game.

Maynor was a two-time CIAA Coach of the Year.

Prior to Winston-Salem State, Maynor was offensive coordinator at Fayetteville State, where he guided the Broncos to three CIAA championships.

As a quarterback at North Carolina A&T, Maynor led the Aggies to the 1991 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship.

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