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Brian Jenkins is no longer on the North Carolina Central football staff, according to multiple reports.

Jenkins was arrested Sunday in Port Orange, Florida, following an altercation with his ex-girlfriend. He was arrested on charges of witness tampering, battery, and criminal mischief.


Listen to audio of the 911 call that let to Jenkins’s arrest.

Hired in January as NCCU’s running backs coach and special teams coordinator, Jenkins worked in the same positions at Alabama A&M last season. In 2010, Jenkins was named the head coach at Bethune-Cookman where he served for five seasons before becoming head coach at Alabama State, where he coached for three seasons.

So far, no official comment or statement has been released by NCCU. However, Jenkins’s profile has been removed from the coaching roster on the school’s athletic website.

Updated 6:07 p.m. July 30.

The school released a statement late Tuesday confirming that Jenkins is no longer a member of the NCCU football coaching staff.

Kenn Rashad
Founding Editor & Publisher of HBCU Sports and a graduate of Grambling State University.

Updated: NCCU assistant coach Brian Jenkins arrested after altercation with ex-girlfriend

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