Theo Lemon
Biographical details
Born (1957-07-23) July 23, 1957 (age 62)
Massillon, Ohio
Playing career
Position(s)Defensive back
Head coaching record
Overall4–26 (college)

Theophulis D. Lemon (born July 23, 1957) is an American football coach and former player. He served as the head football coach at Central State University in 2005, and at Savannah State University from 2006 to 2007; he was also the interim head coach at Kentucky State University for the final three games of the 1984 season.


Playing careerEdit

Lemon was a four-year starter at defensive back at Ohio University.

Coaching careerEdit

His previous head coaching experiences include Kentucky State University (1984), the College of DuPage (2001–2004) Central State University (2003–2006) and Savannah State University (2006–2007).

He has served as an assistant coach at Kentucky State, Central State, Northeastern University, East Carolina University, Rutgers University and Wake Forest University.

Savannah StateEdit

Lemon entered his first season as head football coach at Savannah State University in 2006 moving from the head coaching position at Central State University. He was relieved of his duties on November 30, 2007 (2007-11-30) after compiling a 3–18 record in his two seasons as head coach.[1] Lemon was the 20th head football coach at Savannah State University.[2] His annual salary at Savannah State was $65,000.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kentucky State Thorobreds (NCAA Division II independent) (1984)
1984 Kentucky State 0–3[n 1]
Kentucky State: 0–3
Central State Marauders () (2005)
2005 Central State 1–5
Central State: 1–5
Savannah State Tigers (NCAA Division I FCS independent) (2006–2007)
2006 Savannah State 2–9
2007 Savannah State 1–9
Savannah State: 3–18
Total: 4–26
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.



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