• Buford hires former Roswell football coach John Ford


    ATLANTA - The head coach who led Roswell to the Georgia high school football state championship game the last two years has been hired by Buford.

    Coach John Ford announced his resignaion on Twitter Monday morning. Buford announced his hiring Monday afternoon.



    Ford had been at Roswell the last nine years.

    Roswell lost to Colquitt County in the 2015 state championship game and Grayson beat the Hornets in overtime in 2016 in one of the best state championship games of all-time.

    Ford takes over for Jess Simpson. Simpson stepped down almost a month ago to join the football staff at Georgia State.

    Well wishes from former players, parents of players and others have come pouring in since the announcement.


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