Les Miles Makes Big Assistant Coach Hire At Kansas

first_imgFans hold a University of Kansas school flag during the playing of the nation anthem prior to a game.LAWRENCE, KS – OCTOBER 11: Fans hold a University of Kansas school flag during the playing of the nation anthem prior to a game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Memorial Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)Les Miles has a long way to go to build up the program at Kansas, but he has already made a noteworthy hire to his offensive staff, bringing in Chip Lindsey from Auburn as his offensive coordinator.Miles and Kansas announced the move this morning. Lindsey comes to KU after two seasons at Auburn.“It is a great day when you can add a coach like Chip Lindsey to your staff,” said Miles in a press release. “He has a proven track record of putting exciting, electric offenses on the field and he also has built a strong reputation of developing his players. With the returning players we have on offense and the pieces that we are putting together now in recruiting, we have the potential to be much improved.”.@CoachLesMiles has hired Chip Lindsey as the #KUfball offensive coordinator.Welcome to the Jayhawk family, Coach Lindsey!MORE INFO ➡️ https://t.co/F4qEEOc3AL pic.twitter.com/3jY2VvaUvM— Kansas Football (@KU_Football) December 4, 2018A highly successful high school head coach in Alabama and Georgia, Lindsey spent one season on staff at Troy in 2010 before returning to the high school ranks.He then joined Auburn’s staff as an offensive analyst in 2013 before getting his first OC job at Southern Miss in 2014.After two seasons at USM, Lindsey spent a year at Arizona State before heading back to Auburn.At Southern Miss, Lindsey worked with current NFL quarterback Nick Mullens and he tutored projected NFL draft pick Jarrett Stidham the last two years at AU.last_img

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