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Former Wildcat Brandon Sanders steps down as Pueblo's football coach

Former Wildcat Brandon Sanders steps down as Pueblo's football coach

Pueblo Warriors head coach Brandon Sanders talks with his players following their win against the Tucson Badgers at Pueblo High School Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The Pueblo Warriors held the Badgers at bay with a final score of 21-7.

After six seasons, Brandon Sanders stepped down as Pueblo High School's head football coach. The former Arizona Wildcat and "Desert Swarm" member announced his decision on Twitter Friday night. 

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"It's hard to leave a place that has been home for the last six years, but I feel that it's time for me to take on some new challenges in life and coaching," Sanders said. 

Since Sanders took over Pueblo in 2014, the Warriors have gone 41-22 (.650) and appeared in the state playoffs three times including this past season. 

Contact sports content producer Justin Spears at 573-4312 or On Twitter @justinesports

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Justin writes stories and produces digital content about UA football and basketball and high school football. A Tucson native, Justin graduated from the UA in 2017 and is the host of the Wildcast Podcast and a radio host on ESPN Tucson.

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