Sanders, the former Jackson State coach, is set to add Mississippi Valley State coach Vincent Dancy to his new staff. Sanders announced he was taking the Colorado job following the Tigers' victory in the SWAC championship last week. Dancy resigned on Wednesday
"Over the past four seasons, Coach Vincent Dancy has helped to mold Mississippi Valley State University into one of the most competitive football programs in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Coach Dancy has represented MVSU and the football program well in that time as the 17th head coach," Delta Devils athletics director Hakim McClellan said in a school release.
"On behalf of Mississippi Valley State University, I want to extend our deepest appreciation to Coach Vincent Dancy for his incredible leadership of our football program. The energy that he poured into his teams was a shining light for MVSU and a point of pride for all the Valley family."
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Dancy, a former JSU football player, was the Delta Devils defensive coordinator from 2015-17 and became the coach in 2018. Mississippi Valley State finished 2-9 this season with victories over Alabama A&M and Prairie View A&M. Dancy won nine games during his tenure as coach.
"We are thankful to Coach Dancy for his service to MVSU. He has served Valley in various capacities, a coach, a leader of young men, and a mentor to countless individuals throughout his time," Mississippi Valley State school president Jerryl Briggs released in a statement. "He will always be a part of the Valley family and we wish him well in his future endeavors."
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