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Rod Broadway (May 9)
May 9, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Rod Broadway, North Carolina A & T State University
Head Football Coach
Rod Broadway became the 18th head coach in the history of North Carolina A&T football on Feb. 3, 2011. Broadway has spread success to various collegiate programs over the past 15 years as a head coach. He has five conference championships spread out over three different schools and conferences. He has won a Black College Football National Championship at each stop as well including North Carolina Central (2006), Grambling State (2008) and North Carolina A&T State University (2015).
His latest Black College National Championship and conference title came after the Aggies completed the 2015 season 10-2 overall, 7-1 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and won the inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl. Also during the 2015 season, he became the 26th active FCS coach to record 100 wins after a 27-3 triumph over Norfolk State on Oct. 10 earned him the milestone.
Broadway teams have also played in three NCAA postseason tournaments. He led NCCU to two Division II playoff appearances in 2005 and 2006, and in 2016 he led the Aggies to the NCAA FCS playoffs. At the end of the 2015 season, Broadway was named American Urban Radio Network Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year. Running back Tarik Cohen was named AURN Doug Williams Offensive Player of the Year, marking the second time in Broadway’s career he coached the black college football offensive player of the year.
A 1977 graduate of UNC, Broadway played on the Tar Heels defensive line from 1974-77. He earned the team’s Outstanding Freshman award in 1974 as he helped the Tar Heels earn a Sun Bowl berth. In 1977, he earned All-ACC honors along with the team’s Most Outstanding Senior honor.
Broadway and his wife LaTonia live in Greensboro. They have three sons and six grandchildren.