Chapel Hill ISD athletic director and head football coach Thomas Sitton has resigned, and will become the new defensive coordinator at Converse Judson, he confirmed to on Friday afternoon.

It was first reported by KLTV.

Sitton has spent the past eight seasons with the Bulldogs, compiling an overall record of 56-41, which included a state championship in 2011. He also guided Chapel Hill to a state finals appearance in 2010.

Sitton took over at Chapel Hill in 2009 after a successful stint as the defensive coordinator at New Braunfels. Two of his assistants have taken head coaching jobs during his tenure at Chapel Hill -- Chris Taber (Jacksonville, La Vernia) and Brad Baca (Pittsburg).

In addition, longtime Bulldogs defensive coordinator Jason Holman left for the same position at Lufkin prior to the 2015 season.

Chapel Hill was 2-8 last season, its worst finish since 2002.

Judson is a Class 6A program located northeast of San Antonio. The Rockets are one of the most storied football programs in Texas, having claimed state titles in 1983, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1995, and 2002.

Judson finished 9-3 in 2016 and 5-2 in District 27-6A.

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