Troy Trojans hires Chip Lindsey as head coach

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Troy Trojans have hired Chip Lindsey as the team’s new head football coach. He replaces Neal Brown, who was hired as the West Virginia Mountaineers head coach.

Brown replaced Dana Holgorsen, who was hired by the Houston Cougars earlier this month. Holgorsen was hired after the Cougars fired Major Applewhite.

Lindsey was hired as the Kansas Jayhawks Offensive Coordinator in December 2018. He joined Les Miles’ staff after spending the last two seasons as the Auburn Tigers Offensive Coordinator.

Before being named the Tigers Offensive Coordinator, he was the Arizona State Sun Devils Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach in 2016. He also served as the Southern Miss. Golden Eagles Offensive Coordinator in 2014 and 2015.

He served as the Tigers Offensive Analyst in 2013. He was the Spain Park High School Jaguars  Head coach in 2011 and 2012.

Lindsey was the Trojans Quarterbacks Coach in 2010. He was the Lassiter High School Trojans head coach in 2008 and 2009.

He also was the Colbert Heights High School Wildcats Head Coach in 2005 and 2006. He was the Hoover High School Buccaneers Offensive Coordinator in 2007.

He was the Florence High School Falcons Assistant Coach in 2004 and 2005. He also was the Deshler High School Tigers Assistant Coach from 2000 through 2004.

Lindsey was the Sparkman High School Senators Assistant Coach from 1998 through 2000. He began his coaching career as the Springville High School Tigers Assistant Coach in 1997 and 1998.

Two of his three High School Head Coaching opportunities came in the State of Alabama. The only one that did not was Lassiter High School, which is located in Georgia.

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