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MacArthur Football Coach Ronny Mullins Announces Retirement

BY IRVING WEEKLY STAFF

Irving, Texas. January 24, 2020

MacArthur head football coach Ronny Mullins is retiring after over 30 years of coaching and teaching experience.  Mullins spent 16 seasons as a head coach with stops at Garland Naaman Forest, Prosper and MacArthur.

Mullins announced his retirement on January 10.

In a statement from Irving ISD, Mullins said he’s “blessed to finish my career in a quality district" and that he’s thankful for his time there.

“Although the district laments the loss of this respected coach, we are happy for his retirement and wish him the best,” Irving ISD Athletic Director Clint Roddy said in a statement. “He has done a great job, and he will be missed.”

Mac hasn't been to the playoffs since 2015.  Mullins took over in 2016 but was unable to get the football program on track.   

The Cardinals football records since 2016:

  • 2016: 1-9 (only one win vs Nimitz 20-13)
  • 2017: 1-9 (another one win season, getting their only victory vs Nimitz 38-31)
  • 2018: 4-6 (started the year strong defeating Garland and McKinney; in district play, Mac had only 2 wins against Irving 30-9 and Nimitz 50-18)
  • 2019: 2-8 (the two wins came against Irving 45-14 and Nimitz 28-14; Flower Mound crushed Mac 70-0 in the last district game)


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