Georgia high school football coach honoring African-American high school football coaches during Black History Month

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Sending out kudos to Bryan Watson, the Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach at Bacon County High School in Alma, Georgia. In the Twitter World where there is tons of negativity, Coach Watson is using the platform to salute “outstanding African American Coaches” from Georgia during Black History Month.

To help coach spread the word, we’re going to post his tweets throughout the month on this page. He’s using the hashtag #BlackCoachesMatter.

Follow Coach Watson on Twitter @CoachWatson73

Terrance Banks – former Newton County Head Coach

Ahmand Tinker – Executive Director of Minority Coaches Association of Georgia

Bryan Lamar – Tucker HS – Head Coach

Charles Truitt – Monroe HS – Head Coach

Reddrick Risper – Westside (Macon) HS – Head Coach

Rodney Hackney – Riverdale HS – Head Coach

Leroy Ryals – Cedar Shoals HS – Head Coach

Darren Myles – Carver (Atlanta) HS – Head Coach

Rodney Cofield – Douglas (Atlanta) HS – Head Coach

Johnny White – Douglas HS – Head Coach

Kirk Warner – Liberty County HS – Head Coach

Jesse Hicks – Baldwin HS – Head Coach

Olten Downs – Westover HS – Head Coach

Lemuel Lackey – Evans HS – Head Coach

Kareem Reid – Griffin HS – Head Coach

Bryan Love – Wheeler HS – Head Coach

Franklin Stephens – McEachern HS – Head Coach

Maurice Freeman – Brooks County HS – Head Coach

Eric Parker – Burke County HS – Head Coach

Corey Jarvis – Lithia Springs HS – Head Coach

Byron Slack – Hillgrove HS – Head Coach

Related: Dr. Byron Slack named new head coach at Hillgrove

Ryan Mckenzie – Bleckley County HS – Offensive Line

Corey Joyner – Columbus Carver HS – Head Coach

William Harrell – Hephzibah HS – Head Coach

Dexter Copeland – Macon County HS – Head Coach

Nick Collins – Dublin HS – Defensive Coordinator/Assistant Head Coach

Clifford Fedd – Dutchtown HS – Head Coach

Marquis Westbrook – Warner Robins HS – Head Coach

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