Allen ISD Eagles Hire New Head Football Coach with San Angelo Ties


ALLEN – Allen ISD has hired a new head football coach who started his career in San Angelo.

Lee Wiginton, formerly the head coach at Midlothian Heritage, has been hired to lead the Allen Eagles.

Wiginton graduated from Lampasas High School in 1989 and attended Angelo State where he played and coached football. He then began his coaching career at Edison Junior High, now Central Freshman Campus, in 1993 then to Lampasas in 1994.

Along the way he coached basketball, track, powerlifting, baseball, and football.

In 2000, Wiginton led Bosqueville High School as their Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. Wiginton coached the Bulldogs to their first ever playoff berth. After 4 seasons, Wiginton coached at Comfort in the same position, then to Mexia.

In 2010, Wiginton went to Midlothian ISD then moved to Midlothian Heritage in 2015 when the school opened up.

In 6 seasons, 60-17 and took Midlothian Heritage to the 4A Division 1 Regional finals, and 2 consecutive semifinal appearances. His career record is 157-89.

Former Allen coach Chad Morris left the program and looked look at college coaching again. Morris' record was  11-3 with the Eagles. In Week 2, Allen lost for the first time in 84-games against Atascocita 41-20.

Subscribe to the LIVE! Daily

The LIVE! Daily is the "newspaper to your email" for San Angelo. Each content-packed edition has weather, the popular Top of the Email opinion and rumor mill column, news around the state of Texas, news around west Texas, the latest news stories from San Angelo LIVE!, events, and the most recent obituaries. The bottom of the email contains the most recent rants and comments. The LIVE! daily is emailed 5 days per week. On Sundays, subscribers receive the West Texas Real Estate LIVE! email.


Most Recent Videos

Post a comment to this article here:

X Close