|Date of birth:February 3, 1989|
|Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|College: Southern Illinois|
|NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 207|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
| As player:|
* Cincinnati Bengals ( 2011)*
| As coach:|
* Pittsburg State (2019–present)
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 3× All-MVFC (2008, 2009, 2010)|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Korey Lindsey (born February 3, 1989) is an American football coach and former cornerback. He is the cornerbacks coach at Pittsburg State University. He played for the Arizona Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars and Washington Redskins. He was drafted 207th overall by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southern Illinois University.
Lindsey attended Scotlandville Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he played wide receiver and defensive back. He Earned All-District honors twice as a wide receiver, twice as a defensive back and was a Two-time All-Metro Baton Rouge first team (2005, 2006).
During his senior year on defense he recorded 76 tackles, four interceptions, two fumble recoveries, 17 pass breakups, one forced fumble and one interception returned for a touchdown. At wide receiver he gained 1,117 all-purpose yards, averaging 27.6 yards on kickoff returns and 18.9 yards on punt returns.
Lindsey accepted a football scholarship from Southern Illinois University. He played in every game during his freshman season, notching 19 tackles an one interception in 14 games. As a sophomore, he recorded six interceptions, fifth most in school history.
As a senior, he became just the third player in school history to garner First-Team All-America accolades in back-to-back seasons and the fifth to be named First-Team All-Conference three times. He was also named team captain and was a Buck Buchanan Award finalist. He had 41 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss, one interception and tied for third in the MVFC with seven pass breakups.
He finished his college career ranked third All-time in school history with 14 interceptions, tied for ninth with 16 pass breakups and had 36 consecutive starts. He also recorded 162 tackles (6 for loss), one forced fumble and a half sack. In 2013, he was named to the SIU All-Century football team.
Lindsey was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 7th round (207th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He agreed to a rookie deal on July 29. He was released during final preseason roster cutdowns on September 3.
On September 4, 2011, Lindsey was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Cardinals. He was released on October 4.He was re-signed to the practice squad on October 5. He was promoted to the active roster on January 2, 2012. He was cut on May 30.
New Orleans Saints
On August 6, 2014, he was signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys. He was waived injured with a hand injury on August 14. He was placed on the injured reserve list on August 15. He was released on August 18.
- "Korey Lindsey returns to complete his SIU degree after a pro football career". Southern Illinois. December 17, 2018. https://siusalukis.com/news/2018/12/17/korey-lindsey-returns-to-complete-his-siu-degree-after-a-pro-football-career.aspx. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
- "Korey Lindsey Bio". Southern Illinois University Salukis. 2011-01-05. http://www.siusalukis.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/lindsey_korey01.html. Retrieved January 12, 2015.
- "BOEMER, LINDSEY NAMED FIRST TEAM ALL-MVFC". Southern Illinois. November 29, 2010. https://siusalukis.com/news/2010/11/29/Boemer_Lindsey_named_First_Team_All_MVFC.aspx. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
- "LINDSEY NAMED FIRST TEAM AP ALL-AMERICAN". Southern Illinois. December 15, 2010. https://siusalukis.com/news/2010/12/15/lindsey_named_first_team_ap_all_american.aspx. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
- "ALL-CENTURY DEFENSIVE BACKS AND UTILITY PLAYERS". Southern Illinois. August 29, 2013. https://siusalukis.com/news/2013/8/29/All_Century_defensive_backs_and_utility_players.aspx. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
- "2011 NFL Draft Listing" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2011/draft.htm.
- Powers, Scott (2011-04-30). "Korey Lindsey drafted by Bengals". ESPNChicago.com. ESPN. http://www.espn.com/chicago/nfl/news/story?id=6457032. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
- Tinsman, Brian (December 5, 2012). "Redskins Sign Compton, Fill Practice Squad". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Sign-Compton-Fill-Practice-Squad/7747187b-36b1-47e6-9cef-f5b0b6e65b78. Retrieved 2012-12-05.
- Tinsman, Brian (January 8, 2013). "Redskins Sign Six To Reserve/Futures Contracts". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Sign-Six-To-ReserveFutures-Contracts/f36bc433-2905-4eb4-bbba-f34790944e26. Retrieved 2013-01-13.
- "Lindsey Joins Pitt State Football Staff as Cornerbacks Coach". https://pittstategorillas.com/news/2019/5/29/lindsey-joins-pitt-state-football-staff-as-cornerbacks-coach.aspx.