Watch live: Lipscomb Academy football announces Kevin Mawae as next coach

Lipscomb Academy is expected to hire former Tennessee Titan Kevin Mawae as its next football coach at a 10 a.m. news conference Tuesday, multiple sources confirmed to The Tennessean on Monday. The news conference will occur at the George Shinn Event Center on the Lipscomb University campus.

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Mawae, who was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2019, replaces former Super Bowl winning quarterback Trent Dilfer. Dilfer left Lipscomb Academy after four seasons to take the UAB head coaching position.

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This is Mawae's first head coaching position. He was an assistant at Montgomery Bell Academy after retiring from the NFL. He takes over a program that was tops in Tennessee, going 13-0 in 2022 and winning its second straight Division II-AA state championship.

Lipscomb Academy chose to move up to Division II-AAA starting in 2023.

Reach Tom Kreager at 615-259-8089 or and on Twitter @Kreager.

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