Towson football coach Rob Ambrose to sign new deal with school through 2020

TOWSON, Md. - Towson football coach Rob Ambrose, who led the Tigers to thew school's first appearance in the FCS title game, will sign a new deal through 2020, ABC2 News has confirmed.

Ambrose took over as coach in 2009 and went 3-19 his first two years before turning Towson into a national power. The Tigers have gone 29-10 the last three season, including 13-3 in 2013. Towson lost in the FCS title game, 35-7, on Jan. 4 against North Dakota State, which won its third straight championship.

This past season marks a high point to date for Ambrose in his tenure. A Towson graduate and former player, Ambrose served as offensive coordinator as associate head coach for the Tigers before leaving after the 2000 season.

He spent one season as head coach at Catholic University before becoming an assistant at the University of Connecticut, where he worked from 2002 to 2008.

Stay with ABC2 News for additional details.

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