Jan. 23, 2013
FAYETTEVILLE, NC - Fayetteville State Head Football Coach Lawrence Kershaw will appear on The Jack Gravely Show this morning at 10:30 am. The show is a weekday morning radio talk show that aires on WLEE News Talk 990 AM. It can also be heard online at www.wlee990.am/live-studio-cam.
Topics to be discussed during the show will relate to his background, offensive and defensive philosophy, program development and recruiting strategy.
Lawrence Kershaw was recently presented at a press conference as the 15th Head Football Coach at Fayetteville State University. Kershaw comes to the Broncos after spending the previous five seasons as offensive coordinator/offensive line coach at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL. He has coached a total of 17 years on the collegiate level, was a member of the FAMU coaching staff from 2008-12 and picked up a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Co-Championship in 2010. He is also familiar with the CIAA having played and coach at Virginia State (1995-97, 2000-03), and served as an assistant at Virginia Union (2004-05). Kershaw has also coached at Fordham (1998), Truman State (2006) and Hampton (2007).
Jack W. Gravely is a veteran broadcaster with over 15 years of experience. From May 1983 to June 1987 Jack produced and aired a 90 second commentary on WRVA-AM radio twice weekly. In November 1989, CNN and Richmond's NBC-TV affiliate retained Jack as an election night commentator and political analyst along with Dr. Larry Sabato from the University of Virginia to cover the historic election of L. Douglas Wilder as Governor of Virginia.
For five years, 1996-2002, Jack hosted an award winning 3-hour talk show in Richmond, Virginia on WRVA-AM. In April 1997, the Virginia Association of Broadcasters awarded the Metro Radio News Promotion Award to "The Jack Gravely Show". One caller stated, "Jack's show simply sizzled every Saturday night." His guest, topics and interviews attracted calls and comments from St. Louis to Canada to Louisville.
Mr. Gravely is a graduate of Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina with a BS degree in History and Government and received his Juris Doctor (JD) in Law from the University Of Virginia School Of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia.