KENNESAW, Ga. -- Brett Gilliland, who was named quarterbacks at Kennesaw State on May 28, has resigned his position with the Owls to accept the head coaching position at Division II West Alabama, it was announced on Monday. Gilliland was officially introduced at a 3 p.m. (CT) press conference in Livingston, Ala.
"I am forever indebted and grateful for the opportunity that I was given to be on the first ever coaching staff at Kennesaw State," Gilliland said. "KSU is a tremendous place with a bright future. I appreciate Coach (Brian) Bohannon and (Director of Athletics) Vaughn Williams for believing in me.
"I have been given another tremendous opportunity to return to my alma mater as the head football coach and feel the Lord is leading my family and me into this new endeavor," Gilliland added. "I am truly excited for the future of Kennesaw State and West Alabama."