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NCAAF News: Liberty hires Jamey Chadwell as new coach

Liberty named Jamey Chadwell as its new head football coach, the school announced Sunday.

Chadwell is slated to be formally introduced at a press conference later Sunday.

Per ESPN, Chadwell has agreed to a seven-year contract that averages more than $4 million per season.

He will replace Hugh Freeze, who accepted the position of head coach at Auburn.

Chadwell, 45, has compiled a 39-22 record during the past five seasons with Coastal Carolina. The Chanticleers finished this season with a 9-3 record after dropping a 45-26 decision to Troy in the Sun Belt championship game.

Chadwell earned several national coach of the year honors after guiding Coastal Carolina to a 11-1 mark in 2020. He led the Chanticleers to an 11-2 record in 2021.

Chadwell previously served as the head coach at Charleston Southern, Delta State and North Greenville.

–Field Level Media

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