Dwight Lowery is back on a football field, though he won’t be wearing pads ever again.
As reported by the San Jose Mercury News, the former NFL defensive back, who started every game in the 2016 Los Angeles Chargers season, was announced as the new head football coach at Soquel High on Monday. Lowery takes over for Brad Thompkins, who left the school abruptly to move to Arkansas.
Awesome to see Spartan alum and All-American Dwight Lowery back at his high school alma mater!!#BeyondFootball #LetsGohttps://t.co/X2yofDet3S
— SanJoseStateFootball (@SJSUSpartanFB) May 4, 2018
Lowery was the right man in the right place at the right time, after he was brought on as the program’s defensive coordinator by Thompkins this offseason before his departure