Kent State (WR)
Southern Illinois (DB)
| March 14, 1955 (age 60)
Massillon, Ohio (1955-03-14) |
Florida A&M Rattlers football
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Running back, American football positions
Alex Wood (American football) Wikipedia
Alexander Von Wood (born March 14, 1955) is a college football coach, currently the head coach at Florida A&M University. He was the head coach for James Madison University between 1995 and 1998. He compiled a 23–22 overall record. He won two national championships as an assistant coach at the University of Miami in 1989 and 1991.
Wood played for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1975 to 1977 as a running back and special teams player. He graduated from Iowa in 1979 with a degree in secondary education and social studies. He also began his coaching career as a student assistant at his alma mater in 1978. He has over 30 years in coaching experience at both the college and National Football League (NFL) ranks.
Wood, from Massillon, Ohio, played football and wrestled at Massillon Washington High School. He and his wife, Rosa, have three children – Jerrel, Alex and Natalie.
Assistant coaches under Alex Wood who became NCAA head coaches:James Franklin: Vanderbilt (2011–2013), Penn State (2014–present)