April 23, 2014

Byrnes to name Bentley new football coach Wednesday

Bobby Bentley

Bobby Bentley

Former Byrnes head football coach Bobby Bentley will be officially named as the Rebels’ new head coach Wednesday a source said Tuesday night.  Bentley will replace Chris Miller who took over as head coach at Spartanburg High School in mid-December.

Bentley has been the offensive coordinator and athletic director at Byrnes since 2009.  He was the Rebels’ head coach from 1995 -2006 before leaving for a two year stint as head coach at Presbyterian College.

In his first go-around as head coach at Byrnes, Bentley won four straight 4A Division 2 state championships from 2002-2005.   He was named the Nike national coach of the year in 2005 and the SC coach of the year in 2006.