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Brandon Wilcox set to take over W.S. Neal football program

Brant Berry | PrepsNet

Brewton, AL – The W.S. Neal Eagles have landed their next head football coach.  The 4A program officially named former Montevallo Bulldogs head coach Brandon Wilcox their 23rd leader on the gridiron during a special meeting of the Escambia County School board Monday morning.

Wilcox, a Brewton native and 2002 T.R. Miller High School graduate, takes over for Andro Williams who lead the Eagles a combined 14-26 record and one postseason appearance over the last four seasons.  

Wilcox served as the offensive coordinator at Center Point in 2020 where he helped guide the Eagles to a 7-4 record, 5-2 in 5A Region 6 play.  Before joining George Bates’ squad at Center Point, he spent four seasons at the helm of the Montevallo Bulldogs program.  He left Montevallo as one of the most successful Bulldogs head coaches in recent memory leading the 4A program to a 28-16 record, three playoff births and a 15-9 mark in region play over four seasons.  Earlier in his career Wilcox spent a pair of seasons as the head coach at Marion County High where he guided the Red Raiders to 10-14 record including a trip to the 1A semifinals in 2014.  

His head coaching record currently stands at 38-30, 21-15 in region play, with four playoff births over six seasons.  

The story was first reported by South Alabama Sports.