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{{short description|American football coach and educator}}
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{{Infobox college coach
 
{{Infobox college coach
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| name = David Saunders
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| name = David Saunders
 
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| birth_date = April 06, 1958
 
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| caption =
| birth_place = Douglasville, GA
 
 
| sport = [[American football|Football]]
| death_date =
 
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| birth_date = {{Birth date and age|df=yes|1958|4|6}}
| sport = [[American football|Football]]
 
 
| birth_place = [[Douglasville, Georgia]]
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| current_title =
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| death_date =
| current_record =
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| death_place =
 
| alma_mater = [[Auburn University]]
| overall_record =
 
 
| player_team1 = [[Auburn Tigers football|Auburn]]
| awards =
 
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| player_years1 =
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| coach_years1 = 1984–1989
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| coach_team1 = [[Jacksonville State Gamecocks football|Jacksonville State]] (DB/WR/RC)
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| coach_years2 = 1990–1992
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| coach_team2 = [[Georgia Southern Eagles football|Georgia Southern]] (DL)
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| coach_years3 = 1993–1994
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| coach_team3 = [[Nicholls State Colonels football|Nicholls State]] ([[Defensive coordinator|DC]]/DB)
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| coach_years4 = 1995
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| coach_team4 = [[Baylor Bears football|Baylor]] (DB)
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| coach_years5 = 1996–1997
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| coach_team5 = [[Arkansas State Red Wolves football|Arkansas State]] (DB/RC)
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| coach_years6 = 1998
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| coach_team6 = [[Tennessee Volunteers football|Tennessee]] (RC)
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| coach_years7 = 1998–2002
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| coach_team7 = [[Ole Miss Rebel football|Ole Miss]] (RC)
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| coach_years8 = 2003–2005
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| coach_team8 = [[Millsaps Majors football|Millsaps]]
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| coach_years9 = 2006
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| coach_team9 = Ole Miss (LB)
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| coach_years10 = 2010
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| coach_team10 = Ole Miss (ath. dept.)
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| coach_years11 = 2011–2014
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| coach_team11 = [[Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football|Louisiana–Lafayette]] (CB)
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| coach_years12 = 2015
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| coach_team12 = [[Pearl River Community College|PRCC]] (DB/ST)
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| coach_years13 = 2016
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| coach_team13 = PRCC
 
| overall_record = 9–28
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| championships =
 
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| coaching_records =
| player_teams = [[Auburn University|Auburn]]
 
| player_positions =
 
| coach_years = 1984-1989<br>1990-1992<br>1993-1994<br>1995<br>1996-1997<br>1998<br>1998-2002<br>2003-2005<br>2006<br>2010<br>2011-Present
 
| coach_teams = [[Jacksonville State University|Jacksonville State]] (DB/WR/RC)<br>[[Georgia Southern University|Georgia Southern]] (DL)<br>[[Nicholls State Colonels football|Nicholls State]] (DC/DB)<br>[[Baylor University|Baylor]] (DB)<br>[[Arkansas State University|Arkansas State]] (DB/RC)<br>[[University of Tennessee|Tennessee]] (RC)<br>[[University of Mississippi|Ole Miss]] (RC)<br>[[Millsaps College|Millsaps]]<br>[[University of Mississippi|Ole Miss]] (LB)<br>[[University of Mississippi|Ole Miss]] (ath. dept.)<br>[[University of Louisiana-Lafayette|Louisiana-Lafayette]] (CB)
 
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'''David "Sarge" Saunders''' (born April 6, 1958) is an [[American football]] coach and educator. He served as the head football coach at [[Millsaps Majors football|Millsaps College]] from 2003 to 2005<ref name="Millsaps">{{cite web|url=http://issuu.com/millsaps/docs/09fbmediaguide|title=ISSUU - 2009 Millsaps College Football Media Guide by Millsaps College Sports Information|author=Millsaps College Sports Information|work=Issuu|accessdate=February 24, 2019}}</ref> and [[Pearl River Community College]] in 2016.<ref name="PRCC">{{cite web|url=https://m.picayuneitem.com/2017/07/egger-will-serve-as-prccs-head-coach-in-2017/|title=Egger will serve as PRCC's head coach in 2017|publisher=picayuneitem.com|accessdate=February 23, 2019}}</ref>
'''David Saunders''' is an assistant [[American football|football]] coach at the [[University of Louisiana-Lafayette]]. He is currently [[cornerbacks]] coach. A position he has held since the 2011 season.
 
   
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Saunders was once named one of the nation's top nine recruiters by [[ESPN.com]]'s [[Tom Lemming]]. Additionally, during his coaching career, Saunders coached over twenty future NFL players.
==Assistant coach==
 
Saunders is an alumnus of [[Auburn University]]. His first college coaching job was at [[defensive back]]s and [[wide receiver]]s coach, plus recruiting coordinator at [[Jacksonville State University]] from 1984-1989. From 1990-1992 he was [[defensive line]] coach at Georgia Southern where he won a [[NCAA Division I Football Championship|Division I-AA]] [[National Championship]] in 1990. After the 1992 season, he left to become [[defensive coordinator]]/[[defensive backs]] coach at [[Nicholls State Colonels football|Nicholls State University]] from 1993-1994. After [[Nicholls State Colonels football|Nicholls State]], he coached one season at [[Baylor University]] as the [[defensive backs]] coach. From 1996-1997, he was both [[defensive backs]] coach and recruiting coordinator at [[Arkansas State University|Arkansas State]]. During the 1998 season, he spend the football season at the [[University of Tennessee]] as director of on-campus recruiting before leaving to become [[University of Mississippi|Ole Miss']] assistant to the athletics director for recruiting and coordinator of [[high school]] and [[community college]] relations from 1998-2002. Saunders returned to [[University of Mississippi|Ole Miss]] to become [[linebackers]] coach for the 2006 season. He began his third stint at [[University of Mississippi|Ole Miss]] in 2010 as administrative operations coordinator. Saunders was once named one of the nation's Top 9 recruiters by ESPN.com's Tom Lemming.
 
==Head coach==
 
Saunders was named [[head coach]] at [[Millsaps College]] in [[Jackson, Mississippi]] in 2003 and held the position through the 2005 season. He had an overall record of 7-21.
 
   
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==Head coaching career==
==External links==
 
 
Saunders was named head football coach at [[Millsaps Majors football|Millsaps College]] in [[Jackson, Mississippi]] in 2003 and held the position through the 2005 season.<ref name="Millsaps"/> He had an overall record of 7–21 and a 5–13 conference record in the [[Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference]].
*[http://www.fanbase.com/Jacksonville-State-Gamecocks-Football Jacksonville State bio]
 
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*[http://gseagles.com/sports/mens/football/history Georgia Southern bio]
 
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Saunders had a 2–7 record in his one season as head coach at Pearl River Community College in 2016.<ref name="PRCC"/>
*[http://geauxcolonels.com/index.aspx?tab=football&path=football Nicholls State bio]
 
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*[http://www.baylorbears.com/sports/m-footbl/12-media-almanac.html Baylor bio]
 
 
==Assistant coaching career==
*[http://www.fanbase.com/Arkansas-State-Red-Wolves-Football Arkansas State bio]
 
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Saunders first college coaching job was at
*[http://www.fanbase.com/Millsaps-Majors-Football Milsaps bio]
 
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[[Jacksonville State Gamecocks football|Jacksonville State University]] from 1984 to 1989 as [[defensive backs]] coach, [[wide receivers]] coach and recruiting coordinator.<ref name="SDS">{{cite news|url=https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/coaches/david-saunders/|title=David Saunders|publisher=saturdaydownsouth.com|page=|accessdate=February 23, 2019}}</ref> From 1990 to 1992 he was [[defensive line]] coach at [[Georgia Southern Eagles football|Georgia Southern]], where the 1990 team won the Division I-AA National Championship.<ref name="SDS"/>
*[http://www.olemisssports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/saunders_david00.html Ole Miss bio]
 
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*[http://www.ragincajuns.com/coaches.aspx?rc=147&path=football Louisiana-Lafayette bio]
 
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From 1993 to 1994 Saunders was [[defensive coordinator]] and defensive backs coach at [[Nicholls Colonels football|Nicholls State University]].<ref>{{cite news|url=https://geauxcolonels.com/documents/2018/7/19/2018_Nicholls_FB_Media_Guide.pdf|title=Nicholls State Football Media Guide|publisher=geauxcolonels.com|page=|accessdate=February 23, 2019}}</ref> In 1995, Saunders moved to [[Baylor Bears football|Baylor University]] as safeties coach.<ref name="SDS"/>
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During the 1996-1997 seasons, Saunders was defensive backs coach and recruiting coordinator at [[Arkansas State Red Wolves football|Arkansas State University]].<ref name="SDS"/> In 1998, he spent the football season at the [[Tennessee Volunteers football|University of Tennessee]] working as an on-campus recruiting coordinator.<ref name="SDS"/>
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From 1999 to 2002, Saunders was an assistant to the athletics director for recruiting and coordinator of high school and community college relations at [[Ole Miss Rebels football|Ole Miss]].<ref name="Ole Miss">{{cite news|url=http://www.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/stories/020306aay.html|title=Orgeron Names Millsaps Head Coach David Saunders To Staff|publisher=cstv.com|page=|accessdate=February 23, 2019}}</ref> In 2006, he returned to Ole Miss as [[linebackers]] coach.<ref name="Ole Miss"/> Saunders again returned to Ole Miss for a third time as administrative operations coordinator in 2010.
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From 2011 to 2014, he was defensive backs coach at the [[Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns football|University of Louisiana–Lafayette]].<ref name="SDS"/>
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In 2015, Saunders was defensive backs coach and [[special teams coordinator]] at Pearl River Community College.
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==Personal life==
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Saunders is an alumnus of [[Auburn University]].
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
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{{Reflist}}
*[http://www.fanbase.com/1-David-Saunders Fanbase]
 
*[http://www.geauxcolonels.com/documents/2012/8/13/2012%20Nicholls%20Football%20Media%20Guide.pdf?id=446 Nicholls State]
 
*[http://www.athleticnetwork.net/site.php?pageID=37&newsID=9985 ESPN.com]
 
   
 
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| NAME = Saunders, David
 
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| SHORT DESCRIPTION = American football coach
 
| DATE OF BIRTH = April 06, 1958
 
| PLACE OF BIRTH = Douglasville, GA
 
| DATE OF DEATH =
 
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Latest revision as of 03:59, 11 August 2019

David Saunders
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born (1958-04-06) 6 April 1958 (age 62)
Douglasville, Georgia
Alma materAuburn University
Head coaching record
Overall9–28

David "Sarge" Saunders (born April 6, 1958) is an American football coach and educator. He served as the head football coach at Millsaps College from 2003 to 2005[1] and Pearl River Community College in 2016.[2]

Saunders was once named one of the nation's top nine recruiters by ESPN.com's Tom Lemming. Additionally, during his coaching career, Saunders coached over twenty future NFL players.

Head coaching career[edit | edit source]

Saunders was named head football coach at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi in 2003 and held the position through the 2005 season.[1] He had an overall record of 7–21 and a 5–13 conference record in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Saunders had a 2–7 record in his one season as head coach at Pearl River Community College in 2016.[2]

Assistant coaching career[edit | edit source]

Saunders first college coaching job was at Jacksonville State University from 1984 to 1989 as defensive backs coach, wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator.[3] From 1990 to 1992 he was defensive line coach at Georgia Southern, where the 1990 team won the Division I-AA National Championship.[3]

From 1993 to 1994 Saunders was defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach at Nicholls State University.[4] In 1995, Saunders moved to Baylor University as safeties coach.[3]

During the 1996-1997 seasons, Saunders was defensive backs coach and recruiting coordinator at Arkansas State University.[3] In 1998, he spent the football season at the University of Tennessee working as an on-campus recruiting coordinator.[3]

From 1999 to 2002, Saunders was an assistant to the athletics director for recruiting and coordinator of high school and community college relations at Ole Miss.[5] In 2006, he returned to Ole Miss as linebackers coach.[5] Saunders again returned to Ole Miss for a third time as administrative operations coordinator in 2010.

From 2011 to 2014, he was defensive backs coach at the University of Louisiana–Lafayette.[3]

In 2015, Saunders was defensive backs coach and special teams coordinator at Pearl River Community College.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Saunders is an alumnus of Auburn University.

References[edit | edit source]

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