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Annual FCA breakfast to feature Mark Richt

Photo: Georgia head coach Mark Richt watches from the sidelines during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Columbia, Mo. (Courtesy photo, credit AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

The North Central Mississippi Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will hold its eighth annual fundraising breakfast event on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 at the Landers Center in Southaven, beginning at 7 a.m. The FCA is pleased to announce that the featured speaker will be former college head football coach Mark Richt.

Richt was the head football coach at the University of Georgia for 15 years and at Miami, his alma mater, for three years. His teams won two SEC championships, five SEC division titles and one ACC division title. He was a two-time SEC Coach of the Year (2002, 2005), 2017 ACC Coach of the Year and the 2017 national Walter Camp Coach of the Year. He played college football as a quarterback at Miami. He spent 14 years as a Florida State assistant to Bobby Bowden, who led him to the Lord. 

Title sponsor for the event is the Landers Auto Group, which includes five dealerships in Southaven. Table sponsorships are $1,200 or $600 with individual tickets at $120. All proceeds benefit the FCA. Tickets may be ordered online at

Contact Cecil Sowell at 901-409-1927 or for more information.