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Atlanta Legends head coach Brad Childress resigns

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to FootballScoop, Brad Childress is no longer the head coach of the Atlanta Legends in the Alliance of American Football. He has been replaced by Kevin Coyle.

The football website did not list a reason why Childress stepped down approx. one month before the season starts.

Childress hired Coyle to be the team’s Defensive Coordinator in October 2018. He spent the 2018 season as the LSU Tigers Defensive Analyst.

He served as the Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Backs Coach in 2016 and 2017. He also was the Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator from 2012 through 2015.

The 62-year-old Staten Island, New York native also served as the Bengals Defensive Backs Coach from 2003 through 2011. He also was the Bengals Cornerbacks Coach in 2001 and 2002.

He also served as the Fresno State Bulldogs Defensive Coordinator from 1997 through 2000. He was the Maryland Terrapins Defensive Coordinator from 1994 through 1996.

Coyle also was the Syracuse Orange Defensive Coordinator from 1991 through 1993. He also was the Holy Cross Crusaders Defensive Coordinator from 1986 through 1990.

He was an assistant coach with the Crusaders from 1982 through 1985. He was the U.S. Merchant Marine Mariners Defensive Coordinator in 1981.

He also was the Arkansas Razorbacks Coaching Assistant in 1980. He began his coaching career with the Cincinnati Bearcats as a Graduate Assistant in 1978 and 1979.


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