Ricky Meeks leaving Alto to take over Center Roughriders

Ricky Meeks coaching Alto in 2020.
Ricky Meeks coaching Alto in 2020.(KTRE sports)
Updated: Feb. 25, 2021 at 11:30 PM CST
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CENTER, Texas (KTRE) - Ricky Meeks has been hired as the next head football coach and athletic director for the Center Roughriders.

Meeks takes over after Scott Ponder recently accepted a coaching job at LaPryor.

Meeks was hired by Alto in 2018, coming from Tatum where he was the offensive coordinator. In three season as a head coach, Meeks went 21-13. In 2019, the Yellowjackets were 10-0 and won a district title before losing in the Area Round of the playoffs. In total, Meeks has been a coach for 14 years.

Meeks was an assistant for his father, Dicky, when the two helped lead Henderson to a state title in 2010.

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