WACO, Texas | The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) has announced that Grambling State University head coach Broderick Fobbs has been selected to serve on the FCS Executive Head Coaches Committee.
Fobbs, who is about to enter his sixth year at Grambling State, was a four-time Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Coach of the Year recipient from 2014-2017. He will enter the 2019 season just five victories shy of 50 for his coaching career.
The committee serves as FCS’s voice to the AFCA organization under the leadership of Todd Barry, and the NCAA football oversight committee.
In addition, the committee gives input and promote rules, rule changes and interpretations that help foster the continued development and growth of football at the FCS level.
“We are very excited and pleased to welcome Coach Fobbs to the committee,” said FCS Executive Head Coaches Committee president Roger Hughes. “This committee has undoubtedly been extremely instrumental in the modification of rules related to improving the overall game as it relates to player safety and well being. We look forward to working with Coach Fobbs as we collectively seek the advancement of the sport of football at the FCS level.”
Headquartered in Waco, the AFCA’s FCS Executive Head Coaches Committee has dedicated itself to improving football coaches through ongoing education, interaction, and networking with one of its primary goals of providing resources for personal and professional development for its members.
“I’m very excited to be apart of this extremely important committee,” said Fobbs. “I look forward to working with each member on the committee as we strive to improve the game of football within the FCS.”