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Mike Overton leaving West Mesquite to become Mesquite Horn’s football coach
Mesquite Horn will announce Mike Overton of West Mesquite as its new football coach according to Mesquite ISD athletic director Steve Bragg. Overton will be introduced to Horn players Tuesday afternoon.
Overton succeeds Rodney Webb, who left Horn after a five-year playoff run to become head coach at Rockwall last week. A 34-year coaching veteran, Overton has taken West Mesquite to the playoffs in all seven seasons as head coach.
Overton was head coach at Farmersville before arriving at West Mesquite, which won district titles from 2008-10 and had a 54-28 record in Overton’s seven seasons. Overton is 68-44 overall as a head coach. Overton was offensive coordinator for the 2001 Class 5A Division I state championship at Mesquite.