Peveto won't return to Northwestern St.

Peveto won't return to Northwestern St.
November 19, 2012, 6:47 pm
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NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) Northwestern State athletic director Greg Burke says Bradley Dale Peveto won't return as the Demons' head football coach next season.

Peveto, a former co-defensive coordinator at LSU, came to Northwestern in 2009 and has overseen four losing seasons.

The Demons went 0-11 in his first season, then posted 5-6 records in both 2010 and 2011 before going 4-7 this season.

Burke says Peveto improved Northwestern in the areas of academics, community relations and fundraising, but did not win as much as ``anybody associated with the program had hoped.''

Peveto says he's ``highly disappointed'' to be leaving a school he loves and that he'll cherish his memories of Northwestern.

Burke says he'll seek a coach who can restore Northwestern's winning tradition. The Demons' last FCS playoff appearance was in 2004.