Crimson Storm head football coach Lambert resigns

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Southern Nazarene University Crimson Storm Andy Lambert has resigned. He was the school’s football coach for four seasons.

A new search has already begun. The search committee will be led by Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Danny Thomason, and Executive Vice President Dr. Mike Redwine.

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“Though the decision was a surprise to all of us at SNU, we are extremely grateful for Coach Lambert and the servant leadership he has provided in leading his team on and off the field,” President Dr. Keith Newman said. “His passion for developing young men to their fullest potential will be missed and we wish he and Betsy all the best in their future endeavors.”

He departs following a 2-9 seasons. The football program ended the season on a five-game losing streak.

The team went 2-4 at home and 0-5 on the road. The team also went 2-9 in conference play.

The Crimson Storm began the season on a three-game losing streak. The losing streak ended with a 22-21 win over the Southeastern Oklahoma State Savage Storm.

Following a loss to the Harding Bisons, Southern Nazarene University picked up its second win of the season with a win over Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys with a 41-24 victory. The team then lost the aforementioned four games to end the season.

As the head football coach, Lambert went 11-33 at the school. His best record at the school was in 2017 when the team went 4-7.

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