HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) James Madison has hired Ohio State assistant coach Everett Withers as its football coach.
Athletic director Jeff Bourse made the announcement Friday night. He says Withers returned to Ohio and will remain with the Buckeyes through the Orange Bowl against Clemson on Jan. 3 before transitioning fulltime to the Dukes.
"Everett is a proven winner and has shown his ability to lead," James Madison athletic director Jeff Bourse said in a statement. "The entire committee was incredibly impressed when we met with him."