Reports: Chip Lindsey expected to be Troy’s next coach

Published 9:41 pm Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Former Auburn offensive coordinator and Troy quarterback coach Chip Lindsey is reportedly set to become Troy’s new head football coach and yahoo sports are reporting that Lindsey is expected to be Troy’s next head coach, replacing former head coach Neal Brown who became head coach at West Virginia.

Following the 2018 season at Auburn, Lindsey joined former LSU head coach Les Miles’ staff at Kansas University in December.

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In 2018, the Auburn Tigers were 48th in the country in scoring offense after they averaged 30.9 points per game. They finished the season with an 8-5 overall record. They defeated Purdue 63-14 in the Music City Bowl.

In 2017, Lindsey helped engineer an offense that surpassed the 3,000-yard mark in both passing and rushing, something that hadn’t been done in Auburn history and it was just the eighth time in Southeastern Conference history.

Lindsey also served time as an offensive coordinator with Arizona and Southern Mississippi. In 2015, Lindsay and the Golden Eagle offense finished in the top 10 nationally in total touchdowns, total points, passing yards and completions. They were number one in the country with 102 explosive plays.

Lindsey broke into college football in 2010 when he was quarterbacks coach at Troy. While at Troy, Lindsey coached quarterback Corey Robinson and the Troy offense. The Trojans finished that season with an 8-5 overall record. Robinson finished the season with 3,726 yards and 28 touchdowns.

Lindsey coached in the high school ranks for 13 years before arriving in Troy in 2010.