Cedar Creek's Haddox steps down as football coach

RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - Ben Haddox is stepping down as Cedar Creek's head football coach.

Former Jonesboro-Hodge head coach Shannon Brown will take over as the head coach.

He will remain the school's athletic director, head baseball coach and dean of students.

In eight seasons as the head coach, the Cougars went 61-35 and made two semifinal and four quarterfinal appearances.

Haddox tells KNOE 8 Sports, "my family gave great sacrifices for me and it was time for me to be the father that my kids deserved and it was an easy decision."