Spears returns home New coach promises to lead Alcorn State back to glory

Published 12:04 pm Thursday, January 20, 2011

New Alcorn State football coach Melvin Spears tries on a hat Wednesday during a news conference in Jackson. Spears, 50, was the offensive coordinator at Alabama State last season. He replaces Earnest Collins, who left after two seasons to become the coach at Northern Colorado. (The Associated Press)

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