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bc-2003-staff-michael_montgomeryAssistant Head Football Coach

Michael Montgomery

Coach Montgomery started his first season in 2003 as Coach Hendrick's Assistant Head Coach at Benedict. The previous 6 years found Montgomery coaching at the high school level in Alabama and Mississippi. During those 6 years he has helped develop a number of NFL and Division I athletes. Montgomery also helped develop Stillman College's offensive line at the start of their program. He brings to Benedict a worth of knowledge in track and field having won a state championship as well as having a number of his athletes receive scholarships while coaching in Alabama.

Montgomery started his coaching career at his alma mater Mississippi State University where he was in charge of Football Operations for three years, during which time he completed his master's degree in Athletic Administration. This position gave him an opportunity to be around some of the most respected names in football including Coach Hendrick, as well as names such as Tony Dungy, Joe Lee Dunn, and Woody McCorvey to name a few.

Coach Montgomery played football at Mississippi State University where he was a four year letterman at offensive line for Coach Jackie Sherrill. Montgomery played at least one snap at every position on the offensive line during his career.

Montgomery hails from Okolona, Mississippi where he was an All-American football player and a state champion shot putter in track. He and his wife Keisha have one daughter, Kylah.