Q&A with new Citadel OC Brent Thompson

Brent Thompson

Brent Thompson

New Citadel football coach Mike Houston was a defensive coordinator at Lenoir-Rhyne before taking over as head coach three years ago. The man who ran the Bears’ triple option offense over the last four years is Brent Thompson, a graduate of Norwich University, a private military college in Vermont.

With Thomson as offensive coordinator, Lenoir-Rhyne went 13-2 last season, made a run to the D-II national title game with a third-team QB and set an NCAA all-divisions record for single-season rushing yards with 5,563, an average of 370.9 per game.

I talked with Thompson on Thursday after Houston was introduced as The Citadel’s 24th head coach:

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