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ECSU's Tillar appointed to D2 Football Committee

Elizabeth City State head football coach Waverly Tillar has been appointed to the NCAA Division II Football Committee, a term of service that begins immediately and continues through 2013.

Now in his seventh year at the helm of the football program at ECSU, Tillar will be a member of an 8-person national committee and is one of three coaches (Timothy Clifton-Mars Hill, William Maskill-Midwestern State). Some of the committee members' duties include; participation in weekly regional advisory committee (rankings) and national committee conference calls beginning in the month of August through December; serving as an NCAA game representative at preliminary-round playoff games in November and December as well as attendance at the Division II Football Championship in a work-related capacity during the month of December.

Tillar, a two-time CIAA Coach of the Year, was named the head coach at ECSU in January of 2003. Over the past three seasons he has led the Vikings to the best record in school history (9-3, 2006) and appearances in two CIAA Championship games. He also serves as he President of the CIAA Football Coaches Association.

Clifton, who has been at Mars Hill for 17 years, formerly served as an assistant coach at Fayetteville State.

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