Browns hire quarterback coach Ryan Lindley to coach running backs
The Cleveland Browns have named Ryan Lindley as running backs coach.
We've added Ryan Lindley to our coaching staff
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) October 31, 2018
As a player, Ryan Lindley was a sixth-round pick by Arizona in 2012. He appeared in 10 regular season games with six starts in addition to starting a playoff game for the Cardinals in 2014.
Lindley also spent time with the Chargers, Patriots and Colts. He was a four-year starter at San Diego State, where he set numerous school records, including career passing yards (12,690) and touchdowns (90).
Following his playing career, he helped numerous prospects leading up to the NFL draft, including quarterbacks Carson Wentz, Jared Goff and Mitchell Trubisky.
Lindley joined San Diego State’s coaching staff in 2017 as a graduate assistant, where he remained until joining the Browns staff.
He spent two seasons playing under current Browns offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens, who served as Arizona’s quarterbacks coach from 2013-16.