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Ex-BYU coach Gary Crowton finds a home at Southern Utah
College football » Gary Crowton turned down some bigger offers to be T-birds’ offensive coordinator.

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Along with Lamb, SUU provost Bradley Cook and athletic director Ken Beazer helped convince Crowton that SUU was the right place.

"The proximity [to home] was big," he said. "So were the people. They promote the game. They promote the program. They give it a chance, which was evident by the season they had last year. …

At a glance

Gary Crowton through the years

Southern Utah offensive coordinator Gary Crowton’s coaching timeline:

Season Team Position

1982 BYU Graduate assistant

1983 Snow College Defensive backs

1984-86 Snow College Offensive coordinator

1987 Western Illinois Offensive coordinator

1988-90 New Hampshire Offensive coordinator

1991-93 Boston College Quarterbacks

1994 Georgia Tech Co-offensive coordinator

1995 Louisiana Tech Offensive coordinator

1996-98 Louisiana Tech Head coach

1999-00 Chicago Bears Offensive coordinator

2001-04 BYU Head coach

2005-06 Oregon Offensive coordinator

2007-10 LSU Offensive coordinator

2011 Maryland Offensive coordinator

2012-13 Winnipeg (CFL) Offensive coordinator

2014 Southern Utah Offensive coordinator

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"They’ve all greeted me with excitement. I think they’re looking at me as someone with a lot of experience who might be able to help them improve."

Lamb is a believer.

"There were many factors," he said. "But one reason coach Crowton is here, I think, is the idea he can take a pretty good team — one that’s on the cusp — and help get us over the hump."


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