Former UF QB Peace hired as high school head coach

Published: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 12:24 a.m.

Former Gator quarterback Wayne Peace was hired as head football coach for Lakeland Christian School on Monday, replacing Bobby Dan McGlohorn, who resigned after 2010 season. LCS finished 2-8 last season.

Peace, who couldn't be reached for comment Monday, has no head coaching experience but has served as the team's quarterback coach for the past four seasons.

Peace, 49, who has owned his own State Farm Insurance Agency for more than two decades, also graced the cover of Sports Illustrated after leading UF to a victory over Miami in 1982.

He threw for 7,206 yards and still ranks second in UF history in career-passing percentage (61.6 percent). He set the NCAA record for completion percentage in 1982, but it was broken by Steve Young a year later.

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