NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - New Albany High School has hired Cody Stubblefield as its new head football coach.
Stubblefield, who takes over for Jake Hill, returns to the school where he got his coaching start as an assistant. His stint at New Albany
included the stellar season of 2010, when the Bulldogs went 13-1.
Stubblefield returns to New Albany from Tupelo High School where he has served as the offensive coordinator for the past two seasons. While serving at Tupelo, the Golden Wave went 23-2 and led 6A in scoring this past season.
Prior to his stint in Tupelo, Stubblefield coached four years as the offensive line and run game coordinator at Lafayette High School.
Stubblefield is a 2005 graduate of North Pontotoc High School. He began his college career at Itawamba Community College and continued his playing career at the University of Memphis.
New Albany also announced the hiring of Todd Lott as athletic director.
Lott has more than twenty years of experience as an athletic director in both private and public schools, most recently at Madison St. Joseph.