Chad Glasgow

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Chad Glasgow
Chad Glasgow 2011 Texas Tech Red Raiders Spring Game.jpg
Chad Glasgow during the 2011 Texas Tech Red Raiders Spring Game
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Conference Big 12
Biographical details
Born (1972-01-18) January 18, 1972 (age 42)[1]
Playing career
1991–1993 Oklahoma State
Position(s) Linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1994–1995
1996
1997
1998–2000
2001–2010
2011
2012-
Oklahoma State (GA)
New Mexico (GA)
Illinois State (LB)
Southwest Texas State (S)
TCU (S)
Texas Tech (DC)
TCU (S)

Chad Glasgow (born January 18, 1972)[2] is an American football coach and former player. Glasgow is the former Texas Tech Red Raiders football program's defensive coordinator for the 2011 season. From 2001-2010, Glasgow was safeties coach for the TCU Horned Frogs, a post he will return to for the 2012 football season.

Early years[edit]

Glasgow graduated from Woodward High School in Woodward, Oklahoma. In 1995, he received a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Oklahoma State University (OSU) in 1995. Glasgow also played linebacker for the Oklahoma State Cowboys.[3]

Early Coaching Career[edit]

Glasgow began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at the Oklahoma State University from 1994-95. The following year, he served in the same position at the University of New Mexico under head coach Dennis Franchione. While with the New Mexico Lobos, Glasgow also served under then defensive coordinator, Gary Patterson. Glasgow was named the linebackers coach at Illinois State University for the 1997 season. From 1998–2000, Glasgow was the safeties coach at Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University–San Marcos). In 2001, Glasgow was hired as the safeties coach at Texas Christian University, by first year Horned Frogs head coach Gary Patterson. After the 2010 season, Glasgow was named the National Defensive Backs Coach of the Year winner by Footballscoop.com.[4]

Texas Tech[edit]

Prior to the 2011 season, Glasgow was named defensive coordinator at Texas Tech University after James Willis was relieved of his duties the previous month.[5] Glasgow looked to bring a transformation to a Texas Tech defense that ranked dead last in the Big 12 and 116th in the country. In a February 2, 2011, National Signing Day show shown on FOX34, in Lubbock, Glasgow announced that Texas Tech would be scrapping the 3-4 scheme they ran under Willis and will replace that with the 4-2-5 defense that Glasgow ran at TCU.[6] On December 29, 2011, following a season in which the Red Raiders were ranked 117th in points allowed per game, it was announced that Chad Glasgow would be leaving the Texas Tech staff.[7] Later Glasgow and Texas Tech agreed to mutually split with Tech and Glasgow agreeing to a settlement of $100,000. [8][9]

Personal life[edit]

Glasgow and his wife, Maida, were married in March 2010. The couple has twin boys, Brance and Colt and has a one year old boy named Dayne.[10]

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