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After 464 Consecutive W&M Games, Sheeran Signing Off
Updated: Tuesday 11/14/2012 (ET)
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By John O'Connor
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Jimmye Laycock became William and Mary's football coach before the 1980 season, moving from Clemson, where he was offensive coordinator. The W&M representative who picked up Laycock at the Richmond airport and drove him to his interview in Williamsburg was Bob Sheeran.

Sheeran at that time was the Tribe's sports information director, a job he held 1972-85. It was an inadequate title, considering the numerous duties he performed on the school's behalf. In 1984, Sheeran joined play-by-play man Jay Colley as analyst on radio broadcasts of Tribe football.

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