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William & Mary hires former UVa coach London

Mike London will replace retiring Jimmye Laycock at William & Mary as coach of the Tribe football team, the school announced Monday. London has coached at Richmond and Virginia, and spent the past two seasons coaching at Howard.

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William & Mary is hiring Mike London as its next coach, sources tell ESPN. An official announcement is expected later Monday. Football Scoop first reported the move. London has spent the past two seasons at Howard University, going 11-10. He went 27-46 in six seasons at Virginia and now returns to the Colonial Athletic Association, where he guided Richmond to the FCS national title in 2008. He replaces Jimmye Laycock, who is retiring after 39 seasons at William & Mary.