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Ricky Black

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

Coaching | Football

Ricky Black Mississippi Hall of Fame Inductee

Ricky Black Stats, Bio

Born: June 17, 1948

Hometown: Ackerman, MS

Year Induction: 2019

Ackerman High School 1964 – 1967

  • Ackerman High School – lettered in football, baseball, basketball and track
  • All Choctaw Conference in football 1965

Holmes Junior College – Goodman, MS 1967-1969

  • Most Valuable Offensive Player on football team
  • Lettered in football and baseball

Mississippi State University 1969 – 1971

Coaching

  • 1971-1972 Ackerman High School Head Track Coach, Assistant Football Coach
  • 1972 – 1980 Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Kosciusko High School also coached track and basketball at Kosciusko.
  • 1980 – 1990 Athletic Director and Head football coach Tupelo High School. Compiled a record of 89-31.  Won 7 consecutive district crowns.  Named MAC High School Athletic Director of the Year in 1981 & 1988.
  • 1991 – 1997 Tight Ends Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Mississippi State University
  • 1991 – Named MSU Alumni Fellow for College of Education
  • 1997 – Head Football Coach at Jackson Prep
  • 13X State MAIS Champions, 7X State runner up
  • 2018 National High School Football Coach of the Year

Honors: Holmes Community College Hall of Fame 2012, Mississippi Community College Hall of Fame 2014, Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Hall of Fame 2014

 

 

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