RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — St. Augustine’s University fired its head football coach on Friday morning.

CBS 17 has learned that Howard Feggins was fired for playing an ineligible player for three snaps in a game against Virginia State on Sept. 16.

Feggins is the second football coach to be fired this calendar year by St. Augustine’s.

The Falcons are winless so far this year.

On Friday afternoon, SAU announced that defensive coordinator Jody Owens will take over as the interim head coach for the remainder of the 2023 season.

Owens previously served as an offensive assistant for the Carolina Panthers and co-defensive coordinator for Pittsburgh State University.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.