Jim Woolard joins Blackcat staff

By Stephen R. Farris
Sports editor, The Mexia News

The path to coaching took a different route for former Ouachita Baptist University graduate Jim Woolard.
Woolard played football for OBU, while earning his degree in political science, then went on to be a graduate assistant for a while at the school.
But instead of moving into the coaching profession, he ended up going to work for FedEx.
Woolard’s goal was to stay with the company until he was 35, but his love for football was a deciding factor in leaving two years before reaching that goal.

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