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Jimmye Laycock

Jimmye Laycock
Jimmye Laycock is the head football coach at the College of William & Mary. Laycock graduated from William & Mary in 1970 an dplayed football during his time there. He is the most successful head coach in the history of William & Mary football, leading the team to 20 winning seasons and 10 post-season appearances.
Jimmye Laycock is the head football coach at the College of William & Mary. Laycock graduated from William & Mary in 1970 an dplayed football during his time there. He is the most successful head coach in the history of William & Mary football, leading the team to 20 winning seasons and 10 post-season appearances. « Show less

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  • Get your tailgates ready — only 100 days left before college football is back

    Believe it or not, college football season is right around the corner. OK, so there's 100 days left before a Thursday night slate of 16 games involving Football Bowl Subdivision teams kicks off Sept. 3. Michigan at Utah. North Carolina at South...
  • After 30-plus years at the Daily Press, sports writer Dave Fairbank says farewell

    After 30-plus years at the Daily Press, sports writer Dave Fairbank says farewell
    In September of 1984, a young man who used to be me arrived in Newport News, aiming to become a decent reporter and writer. He met people and went places and wrote stories that will stay with him for the rest of his life. He stayed longer than he ever...
  • Peyton Manning scheduled to be among guest instructors at W&M football camp this summer

    Peyton Manning scheduled to be among guest instructors at W&M football camp this summer
    William and Mary coach Jimmye Laycock and the Colonial All-Pro Football Camp have once again attracted some of the most prominent NFL names to serve as guest instructors at this year's camp, which will be held June 21-24 on the W&M campus. ...
  • Injuries offer young players opportunities in William and Mary spring game

    Injuries offer young players opportunities in William and Mary spring game
    WILLIAMSBURG — With as many as 12 projected starters sidelined, William and Mary's spring football game on Saturday afternoon at Zable Stadium never promised to provide too revealing a glimpse of what the Tribe might look like this fall. Instead,...
  • W&M emphasizes passing game improvement in spring practice

    WILLIAMSBURG — For the first time in longer than he would like to remember, William and Mary’s Jimmye Laycock hasn’t gone through spring practice hoping that a healthy quarterback would emerge. Last year’s starter, Steve Cluley,...
  • W&M report startling in scope, ambition, candor

    W&M report startling in scope, ambition, candor
    WILLIAMSBURG — William and Mary athletic director Terry Driscoll says his department's most-pressing facility needs are a practice complex for basketball and volleyball, a pool for swimming and diving and a new or refurbished basketball arena. But...
  • W&M football hires new assistant, promotes present staffers

    W&M football hires new assistant, promotes present staffers
    William and Mary football hired a new defensive backs coach and promoted present staff members Trey Henderson and Joe Brady, head coach Jimmye Laycock announced Monday. The Tribe hired Marvin Clecidor to coach defensive backs. Clecidor, an all-Patriot...
  • Local and NFL connections part of William and Mary's 2015 recruiting class

    Local and NFL connections part of William and Mary's 2015 recruiting class
    Brehon Britt was more knowledgeable and interested in William and Mary than the average high school student. When the Tribe football program returned the favor, it made his recruitment a little easier. Britt, the younger brother of former Tribe...
  • Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career

     Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marine Capt. Tom O'Brien had two options in 1979: remain in the service and ship out to Okinawa, or become a full-time assistant football coach at the United States Naval Academy, his alma mater. "Took me about five seconds to...
  • W&M's Ballard celebrates return with big play in win at Stony Brook

    W&M's Ballard celebrates return with big play in win at Stony Brook
    The play is called Double Arrow. It's a relatively safe throw-and-catch that's perfect for a two-minute drill, with time short and yardage necessary. Nine times out of 10, the receiver catches a quick pass between the hash mark and the sideline, spins...
  • Former QB Abdul-Saboor thrives at running back for William and Mary

    Sure, there are times Mikal Abdul-Saboor plays "what if …" and wonders if he could have become an effective quarterback at William and Mary. How might his career have unfolded if he were handing off and throwing, rather than running and receiving?...