Lamar County School Board approves Favre as coach

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - On Monday, the Lamar County School board unanimously approved the hiring of Brett Favre as an assistant football coach at Oak Grove High School, effective August 2.

Although a member of the football staff, the three-time NFL MVP will not receive pay as an assistant.

In addition, the board approved Nevil Barr as a part-time employee of Oak Grove, which will allow him to remain head coach for the warrior football team. The warriors begin fall practice Monday, July 30.

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