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Bob Putnam, Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons

Nature Coast's Justin Worden leaving to be head coach at Astronaut



Justin Worden is headed home.

Worden is leaving as head football coach at Nature Coast to take the same position at Astronaut High School in Titusville. Worden is a former student and football player at Astronaut.  

In three years at Nature Coast, Worden was 28-6. This season the Sharks were 10-1 and advanced to the Class 5A regional semifinals. His best season was in 2015, when the Sharks went 12-1 and advanced to the 5A regional final. In that season, senior running back DeShawn Smith set records with 3,715 rushing yards and 60 touchdowns.

Worden did not immediately return a call for comment. This story will be updated.

[Last modified: Thursday, December 15, 2016 12:39pm]


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