Holy Cross Names Lloyd Lee Outside Linebackers Coach
WORCESTER, Mass. – The College of the Holy Cross football team has added Lloyd Lee to its coaching staff, as announced by head coach Tom Gilmore. Lee will serve as the outside linebackers coach for the Crusaders.
Lee most recently served as the vice president of football operations for USA Football. He provided overall leadership to the football operations division in leading to the growth of the sport both on-and-off the field at all levels, including youth and high school football. Lee previously spent time as a coaching instructor for EFT Sports Performance, and was a volunteer assistant coach working with the linebackers and special teams at Lake Forest College for one year.
From 2004-2008, Lee served as an assistant coach for the Chicago Bears. He began his tenure as the defensive quality control coach in 2004 and 2005, before taking over as the nickelbacks coach in 2006 and 2007. During the 2008 campaign, Lee was the team’s linebackers coach. In 2006, he helped the Bears to an overall record of 13-3, the NFC Championship and a trip to Super Bowl XLI.
Prior to his time in Chicago, Lee was a pro personnel assistant and scout for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for three seasons.
A 1998 graduate of Dartmouth with a bachelor’s degree in government, Lee served as a captain of the Big Green football team during his senior year. He was a two-time All-Ivy League selection, and earned second team All-America honors from the Associated Press in 1996. Following his graduation, Lee played for the San Diego Chargers as a reserve safety and on special teams.
The Crusaders will look to contend for the Patriot League championship in 2017 with the return of 12 starters! Holy Cross is set to play five games at Fitton Field this fall, beginning with the home opener against New Hampshire on Sept. 16. Other key home dates will come against Lafayette (Sept. 30), Monmouth (Oct. 7), Colgate (Oct. 21) and Georgetown (Oct. 28).
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