WILLIAMSBURG, VA (WWBT) - The head football coach at William and Mary announced his retirement Sunday, effective at the end of the 2018 Tribe season.
Jimmye Laycock is entering his 39th season with the team and is the nation's longest-tenured Division I head coach. He is also ranked second in career wins among active D1 coaches with 245 wins. Laycock enters the 2018 football season with a 245-189-2 career record.
He is the leader of the school's career wins and his big accomplishments include 10 NCAA Playoff appearances, five conference titles and 24 winning seasons.
The football center was named after him in 2008.
Under his reign of the college's football program, 40 former Tribe players signed NFL contracts.
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