Former Wolverines now Coaching in College or NFL

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There are 49 former Wolverine players and coaches who are currently coaching, representing 28 different college football teams in addition to 8 NFL franchises.

Seven appears to be the magic number – among former Wolverines coaching in college or the NFL, there are seven Head Coaches, seven Defensive Coordinators, and seven Offensive Coordinators.

This list will always be kept up to date here.

For more on former M Men now coaching in college or the NFL, check out the Fergodsakes Coaching Trees.

Disclaimer: College programs allow only 10 coaches. Plenty of former M-Men, including Eric Campbell at Michigan, Kevin Koger and Nick Sheridan at Tennessee, are serving in other capacities at various programs. This list is only intended to include those members of the ten-member coaching staffs.

Updated August 29, 2015

Head Coach
1. Jim Harbaugh, University of Michigan, I-A
2. Rich Rodriguez, University of Arizona, I-A
3. Les Miles, LSU, I-A
4. Scot Shafer, Syracuse University, I-A
5. Jay Hopson, Alcorn State University, I-AA
6. Jim Lyall, Siena Heights University, NAIA
7. Matt Dyson, George Mason University, Club Team

Special Teams Coordinator
1. Mike Mallory, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL
2. Dan Ferrigno, San Jose State University, I-A


Defensive Coordinator
1. Teryl Austin, Detroit Lions, NFL
2. Vance Bedford, University of Texas, I-A
3. Tony Gibson, West Virginia University, I-A
4. Mike Hankwitz, Northwestern University, I-A
5. Chuck Heater, Marshall University, I-A
6. Greg Robinson, San Jose State University, I-A
7. Adam Braithwaite, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, I-AA

Defensive Line Coach
1. Mike Trgovac, Green Bay Packers, NFL
2. Mike Elston, University of Notre Dame, I-A
3. Steve Stripling, University of Tennessee, I-A
4. Bruce Tall, West Virginia University, I-A
5. Mark Smith, Florida Tech University, Division II

Linebackers Coach
1. Jim Herrmann, New York Giants, NFL
2. Bill Sheridan, Detroit Lions, NFL
3. Doug Mallory, Atlanta Falcons, NFL (Def Asst/Linebackers)
4. Larry Foote, Arizona Cardinals, NFL
5. Roy Manning, Washington State University, I-A

Secondary/DBs/Safeties Coach
1. Curt Mallory, University of Wyoming, I-A


Offensive Coordinator
1. Harold Goodwin, Arizona Cardinals, NFL
2. Cam Cameron, LSU, I-A
3. Mike DeBord, University of Tennessee, I-A
4. Scot Loeffler, Virginia Tech University, I-A
5. Calvin McGee, University of Arizona, I-A
6. Doug Nussmeier, University of Florida, I-A
7. Al Borges, San Jose State University, I-A

Offensive Line Coach
1. Andy Moeller, Cleveland Browns, NFL
2. Greg Frey, Indiana University, I-A
3. Darrell Funk, Akron University, I-A
4. Adam Stenavich, San Jose State University, I-A
5. Jon Bills, Adams State University, Division II

Quarterbacks Coach
1. Rod Smith, University of Arizona, I-A
2. Jeff Hecklinski, Colorado State University – Pueblo, Division II

Running Backs Coach
1. Tyrone Wheatley, University of Michigan, I-A
2. Mike Hart, Western Michigan University, I-A

Tight Ends Coach
1. Terry Malone, Purdue University, I-A

Wide Receivers Coach
1. Tony Dews, University of Arizona, I-A
2. Marcus Knight, Northern Michigan University, Division II
3. Derrick Alexander, Wilmington College, Division III

Offensive Quality Control
1. Kurt Anderson, Buffalo Bills, NFL
2. Jerry Montgomery, Green Bay Packers, NFL

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