Though no official announcement has been made by TSU, Cole’s resignation is believe to be related to the findings of a completed NCAA investigation that began in 2010.
Cole, lead the struggling TSU football program to its first SWAC Championship in 42 years with a 11-6 win over Alabama State last December.
In three seasons, Cole amassed a win-loss record of 19-16.
One now wonders if that championship season is in doubt.
We will continue to report on this story as more details become available.
UPDATED: 5:06pm – A press conference to officially announce Cole’s resignation is scheduled for tomorrow at 2pm on the TSU campus.
UPDATED: 4/1/2010 – Cole did not resign. He was fired. The scheduled 2pm press conference became a press release that was distributed at 2pm.