Cherard Freeman, a former Red Devil and Georgia Southern gridiron star, has been named head football coach of the Portal Panthers.
Cherard was a team captain for the Devils, helping them win state titles in 1993 and 1995. He started on the defense for the GSU Eagles, but moved to offense as the Eagles played in two national finals, including the 1999 title.
[Statesboro Herald: Freeman new Portal football coach]
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