EKU Head Coach Dean Hood humbled by major award

08/20/2015 09:52 AM

Eastern Kentucky Head Football Coach Dean Hood was both surprised and humbled on Thursday during practice. Hood was told he was to receive an award, but he had no idea it was the prestigious Kentucky Colonel.

The Kentucky Colonel is the highest title of honor bestowed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It is awarded to individuals in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service.

Hood accepted the honor and talked about being a Kentucky Colonel before discussing his EKU Colonels.

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