KU hires Auburn's Lindsey as offensive coordinator

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 Kansas football head coach Les Miles made his first hire on the offensive side of the ball, as he announced Chip Lindsey as the Jayhawks' offensive coordinator. Lindsey, who has two decades of coaching experience, comes to KU after spending the previous two seasons serving in the same role at Auburn.
 
Lindsey is coming to Kansas after two seasons with the Tigers, including the most recent campaign that included wins over Pac-12 Champion Washington and nationally-ranked Texas A&M.
 
.Lindsey returned to Auburn from Arizona State, where he served as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2016.
 
As offensive coordinator at Southern Miss from 2014-15, he developed the Conference USA 2015 Offensive Player of the Year in quarterback Nick Mullens, who ranked second in the league in passing yards (4,145) and TD passes (36), and ranked in the top eight in the nation in both marks in 2015.
 
Lindsey played football at the University of North Alabama before transferring as a student to Alabama, where he received his bachelor's degree in history and English in 1997. He earned a master's in educational leadership from the University of Phoenix in 2005.