Jerry Eaves is persuaded to become new Simmons Head Coach

05/31/2015 10:00 AM

Former UofL star Jerry Eaves was not looking for a head coaching job. He was already staying busy with his daily radio show. However when Eaves had Simmons College President Dr Kevin Cosby on as a guest, the tables were soon turned. Cosby asked Eaves to become the new head coach of the Falcons.

Eaves said no thank you several times, but Cosby would not take no for an answer, and eventually got his man. Eaves signed on to become the new Head Coach and Athletic Director. The Falcons are re-starting up their program, with their first year coming in 2016.

And now Eaves is excited about the possibilities. He told us teams that play Simmons better have their track shoes on:

Here is the full interview:

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