Alcorn State University Head Football Coach, Athletic Director Clash Leads to Wrongful Termination Suit

Alcorn State University hired Ernest Jones as head football coach in December 2007. The university hired Darren Hamilton as Athletic Director in April 2008. By all accounts, the men clashed early in their tenure. By December 2008, Jones sued the university for breach of contract and the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing. The Supreme Court of Mississippi reversed and remanded the case. Read the details of their disintegrating relationship in the case.