NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State has hired former NFL running back Eddie George as football coach. It is banking on his name and football connections to revive the program. TSU introduced George at a news conference with the band on hand to commemorate what the university hopes is a big step forward in football. Athletic director Mikki Allen says George has been a winner in every facet of the game and they look forward to having that translate to winning on and off the field. A four-time Pro Bowl running back with the Tennessee Titans and the 1995 Heisman Trophy winner, George hasn't coached before.

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