WASHINGTON (AP) _ Former Oklahoma State assistant coach Carey Bailey is hired as football coach at Howard.
Bailey replaces Ray Petty, whose contract expired at the end of last season. Petty was 25-and-30 over five years.
This will be the first head coaching job for Bailey, who spent the last two years as defensive line coach at Minnesota.
He spent the 2004 season at Oklahoma State as the defensive line coach under then-OSU head coach Les Miles.
Bailey has also coached at Middle Tennessee State, Louisiana-Lafayette, VMI and West Virginia.