Lolley taking admin position

Phillip Lolley will step out of his full-time coaching duties and take on an administrative position, Auburn coach Gene Chizik announced Tuesday.

“We appreciate Coach Lolley and the contributions he has made to the Auburn football program in his various roles over the years,” Chizik said. “We look forward to him continuing to help with the program’s success in his new capacity.”

Lolley has coached at Auburn since 1999. He was hired by Tommy Tuberville as a conditioning coach in 1999 before being promoted to secondary coach from 2000-03, Lolley served in an administrative position from 2004-08 before Chizik named him cornerbacks coach in 2009.

Lolley, 57, received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Livingston in 1977 and 1981, respectively. He was a high school coach in the state of Alabama from 1977-98.

A search for his replacement will begin immediately.

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