Barefield to step down as head football coach

Keith BarefieldOctober 31, 2011 -- After leading the Northwestern Oklahoma State University football program for five seasons, Keith Barefield today announced his resignation as head football coach at the end of the season. Northwestern’s final regular season game is Saturday at Oklahoma Panhandle State University. “It has been an honor and a privilege to be a part of the Northwestern Oklahoma State University family for the past five years,” Barefield said. “I am deeply grateful to Dr. Janet Cunningham for giving me the opportunity to be a Ranger and lead this football program.