Former Avery County High football coach Darrell Brewer has been named the new head coach of the McDowell Titans.Brewer takes over for Andy Morgan, who stepped down May 17 after going 11-24 in three years. Morgan has taken a position at A.C. Reynolds High School as an assistant football coach.
Brewer was head coach at Avery from 2004-2015, and compiled a 68-71 record. He led the Vikings to the State 1A Playoffs each year, and Avery advanced to the third round twice.
In 2005, Brewer’s Vikings went 11-3, won the Western Highlands Conference championship and set a school record for wins in a season.
The Titans were 4-8 last year including a 49-0 loss to Alexander Central. Brewer and the Titans will visit Cougar Stadium on October 18th.