Entering his second year at Kansas is Lee Fobbs, who brings a wealth of experience and success gained during a coaching career, which has spanned more than 30 years. Fobbs was most recently the head coach at North Carolina A&T from 2006-08.
Prior to that Fobbs has been an assistant at Louisiana-Monroe, Tulane, LSU, Southern Mississippi, Minnesota, Baylor, Alabama and Texas A&M. During his tenure he assisted several players who reached the NFL. Fobbs also spent 14 years as a successful high school coach.
A standout running back under legendary head coach Eddie Robinson at Grambling State he earned All-America and all-conference honors after both his junior and senior seasons. He was an eighth-round draft choice by Buffalo before playing professionally in the Canadian Football League and United States Football League.
The Monroe, La. native graduated from Grambling State with a degree in health and physical education and a master's degree in sports administration.
Fobbs and his wife Sheila, a former university administrator, have three children, Broderick, a former running back at Grambling State and presently the wide receivers coach at McNeese State, Jamal, a former running back at Oklahoma State and currently the running backs coach at Tennessee-Chattanooga, and Chelsea, a student at Howard University.