|No. 56 Sioux Falls Storm|
|Date of birth:||January 10, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Aliquippa, Pennsylvania|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school:||Aliquippa (PA) Senior|
Lindsey attended Aliquippa Senior High School in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, where he played both linebacker and running back. As a senior he had 115 tackles on defense and rushed for 743 yards on offense.
Lindsey played collegiate football at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was redshirted as a true freshman in 2007. In 2008 he played special teams and was a back up linebacker. In 2009, as a defensive end, he had 18 tackles and four sacks. He moved back to linebacker in 2010 and was named to the second team all-Big East squad after recording 51 tackles and 10 sacks.
Although Lindsey was considered one of the best linebacker prospects in the 2012 NFL Draft, he was not drafted. After the draft, he signed a free-agent contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. On June 28, 2012, Lindsey was released by the Steelers.