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Brian Landis leaving Frederick Douglass football

Only Broncos coach headed to the college ranks
Posted at 12:23 PM, Jan 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 16:21:11-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. — LEX 18 Sports has confirmed that Brian Landis is leaving Frederick Douglass as the head football coach to become linebackers coach at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia.

The defensive coordinator, who Landis will work under, is Nate Fuqua who played at Danville High School where he was an All-State player. He played his college ball at Wofford.

Landis has been the only head football coach since Frederick Douglass first opened in 2017. He led the Broncos to records of 10-3 in 2017, 11-1 in 2018 and 14-1 in 2019 with a loss in the Class 5A state championship game against Covington Catholic 14-7.

Landis has previous college coaching experience at Georgetown, EKU and the University of Kentucky.

Frederick Douglass will immediately begin searching for its next head football coach.