FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Northern Arizona coach Jerome Souers is stepping down as head football coach after 21 years of leading the Lumberjacks.
The school said in a statement Monday that Souers will continue to be a part of the athletic department, working on fundraising and Native American initiatives.
Souers was effectively fired by former athletic director Lisa Campos following the 2017 season, but was re-hired to continue leading the program.
Souers went 123-114 overall and 85-77 in the Big Sky Conference. He led the Lumberjacks to the FCS playoffs for the first time in four years last season, but NAU went 4-6 overall and 3-4 in the Big Sky this year.