Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer
James Madison has hired Elon University's Curt Cignetti as its next head coach. Cignetti went 14-9 with two FCS playoff appearances in two seasons with Elon and has a 67-26 overall record as a college head coach. He replaces Mike Houston, who left for the top job at East Carolina. Cignetti also been an assistant for five FBS programs, most recently as Alabama's wide receivers coach from 2007 to 2010.