Woods out as VMI football coach

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Lexington, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - VMI will not extend the contract of football coach Sparky Woods, athletics director Dr. Dave Diles announced Monday.

Woods, 60, had a 17-62 record in seven seasons at VMI, including 2-10 this year. The Keydets had a 1-6 record in their first season back as a Southern Conference member after an 11-year run in the Big South Conference.

Woods' tenure equaled the third-longest in program history. His first team at VMI in 2008 went 4-7 for the most wins duirng his tenure.

He also was the head coach at Appalachian State from 1984-88 and South Carolina from 1989-1993.