SFA Graduates Ready for "Real World"

About 2,000 East Texas college students officially entered the "real world" Saturday.

Stephen F. Austin State University handed out more than a thousand undergraduate degrees, 200 master's degrees and 10 doctoral degrees. Despite a slump in the economy, the new graduates say they're optimistic about their job search and they're ready to get to work.

Ken Hatfield was guest speaker for the spring commencement. Hatfield is the head football coach at Rice University in Houston.