Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Edgefield, SC--The search for a new coach at Strom Thurmond has ended, and they didn't have to leave the program to find a replacement for Lee Sawyer. Today, the school makes it official, Antwaun Hillary has been named new football coach for the Rebels.
Hillary is very familiar with the program having been a Strom Thurmond graduate and for the last three years, offensive coordinator in a program that's been known to score a lot of points. No easy task in replacing coach Sawyer, who's the school's all time win leader, but hillary is ready to take another step with the program.
"You're never going to fill his shoes" said Antwaun Hillary "He's a guy who comes around once every life time, but if I can just keep this program at the same success or even higher, I think I'll be doing what I'm suppose to do"
Of course the Hillary name has an illustrious past in the land of the Rebels and is also the older brother of Coco and Aramis, who he said, he'd love to have with him at some point.