Johnson C. Smith University announced this week the appointment of Maurice Flowers as head coach of the Golden Bulls football team.
Flowers, who recently served as head football coach at Fort Valley State University, starts his new position immediately.
He takes over after the school fired former head coach Kermit Blount in November 2021. In Blount’s six seasons at the helm, the program had a 16-42 record without a winning season.
“We conducted a national search for a head coach who would take Golden Bulls football to the next level in every aspect, “JCSU President Clarence Armbrister said in a statement. “Coach Flowers stood out as the right person for the job at this point in the University’s history.”
A Charlotte native and 1996 JCSU graduate, Flowers started his collegiate coaching career as the offensive coordinator and quarterback coach with his alma mater in 2010.
Before that, Flowers was a high school head coach at Chester High School in South Carolina, then in Charlotte at Olympic High School and West Charlotte High School.