Wolverines Coaching in NFL; 2015 Week 6 Preview

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Fergodsakes.com previews the NFL football games each weekend involving a University of Michigan football coaching connection. On the coaching staffs of various NFL teams are former Michigan players and assistant coaches. Their schedules this weekend are below.

For Fergodsakes.com’s Michigan Coaching Trees, click here.

Games listed in chronological order within category. All games on Sunday unless otherwise noted.

Former Michigan Players and/or Coaches

Harold Goodwin (offensive lineman 1992-94):
Larry Foote (linebacker 1998-2001):
Goodwin is now Offensive Coordinator and Foote is Linebackers Coach, Arizona Cardinals.
Arizona, 4-1, visits Pittsburgh, 3-2, 1:00pm ET on FOX.

Teryl Austin (DB Coach 1999-2002): Now Defensive Coordinator, Detroit Lions; and
Bill Sheridan (OLB Coach 2002; D Line Coach 2003-04): now Linebackers Coach, Detroit Lions.
Detroit, 0-5, hosts Chicago, 2-3, 1:00pm ET on FOX.

Kurt Anderson (offensive lineman 1997-2001):
A senior with Team 122, Anderson is now Acting Offensive Line Coach, Buffalo Bills.
Buffalo, 3-2, hosts Cincinnati, 5-0, 1:00pm ET on CBS.

Mike Mallory (linebacker 1981-85):
A senior with Team 106, Mallory is now Special Teams Coordinator, Jacksonville.
The Jaguars, 1-4, host Houston, 1-4, 1:00pm ET on CBS.

Mike Trgovac (defensive lineman 1977-80):
Jerry Montgomery (Defensive Line Coach 2011-12):
Trgovac, a senior with Team 101, is now the Green Bay Packers Defensive Line Coach, where Montgomery is Defensive Front Assistant.
The Packers, 5-0, host San Diego, 2-3, 4:25pm ET on CBS.

Monday Night

Jim Herrmann (linebacker 1979-82; coach 1988-2005, including Def Coord 1997-2005):
Herrmann is now Linebackers Coach, New York Giants.
The Giants, 3-2, visit Philadelphia, 2-3, 8:30pm ET on ESPN.

Thursday Night Result

Doug Mallory (defensive back 1983-87):
Defensive Assistant/Linebackers Coach, Atlanta Falcons.
The Falcons, 5-1, lost to New Orleans, 31-21.

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Wolverines Coaching in NFL; 2015 Week 5 Preview

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Fergodsakes.com previews the NFL football games each weekend involving a University of Michigan football coaching connection. On the coaching staffs of various NFL teams are former Michigan players and assistant coaches. Their schedules this weekend are below.

For Fergodsakes.com’s Michigan Coaching Trees, click here.

Games listed in chronological order within category. All games on Sunday unless otherwise noted.

Former Wolverines Coaching Against Each Other

Arizona Cardinals (3-1) at Detroit Lions (0-4), 4:05pm ET, FOX
Harold Goodwin (offensive lineman 1992-94):
Larry Foote (linebacker 1998-2001):
Goodwin is now Offensive Coordinator and Foote is Linebackers Coach, Arizona Cardinals.
Teryl Austin (DB Coach 1999-2002): Now Defensive Coordinator, Detroit Lions; and
Bill Sheridan (OLB Coach 2002; D Line Coach 2003-04): now Linebackers Coach, Detroit Lions.
For three seasons (1999-2001), Foote was a linebacker for the Wolverines while Austin was Defensive Backs Coach. During this time, Michigan was 2-1 against Ohio State, 2-1 in bowl games, and won one Big Ten Championship.

Former Michigan Players and/or Coaches

Kurt Anderson (offensive lineman 1997-2001):
A senior with Team 122, Anderson is now Offensive Quality Control Coach, Buffalo Bills.
Buffalo, 2-2, visits Tennessee, 1:00pm ET, CBS.

Doug Mallory (defensive back 1983-87):
Defensive Assistant/Linebackers Coach, Atlanta Falcons.
The Falcons, 4-0, host Washington, 1:00pm ET FOX.

Mike Mallory (linebacker 1981-85):
A senior with Team 106, Mallory is now Special Teams Coordinator, Jacksonville.
The Jaguars, 1-3, visit Tampa Bay, 1:00pm ET on CBS.

Mike Trgovac (defensive lineman 1977-80):
Jerry Montgomery (Defensive Line Coach 2011-12):
Trgovac, a senior with Team 101, is now the Green Bay Packers Defensive Line Coach, where Montgomery is Defensive Front Assistant.
The Packers, 4-0, host St. Louis, 1:00pm ET on CBS.

Jim Herrmann (linebacker 1979-82; coach 1988-2005, including Def Coord 1997-2005):
Herrmann is now Linebackers Coach, New York Giants.
The Giants, 2-2, host San Francisco in the Sunday Night game, 8:30pm ET on NBC.

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Wolverines Coaching in NFL; 2015 Week 4 Preview

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Fergodsakes.com previews the NFL football games each weekend involving a University of Michigan football coaching connection. On the coaching staffs of various NFL teams are former Michigan players and assistant coaches. Their schedules this weekend are below.

For Fergodsakes.com’s Michigan Coaching Trees, click here.

Games listed in chronological order within category. All games on Sunday unless otherwise noted.

Former Wolverines Coaching Against Each Other

New York Giants (1-2) at Buffalo Bills (2-1), 1:00pm ET, FOX
Kurt Anderson (offensive lineman 1997-2001):
A senior with Team 122, Anderson is now Offensive Quality Control Coach, Buffalo Bills.
Jim Herrmann (linebacker 1979-82; coach 1988-2005, including Def Coord 1997-2005):
Herrmann is now Linebackers Coach, New York Giants.
A coach and player from Michigan’s 1997 national championship team will both be coaching from the sidelines in Buffalo. Anderson, in his redshirt freshman season in 1997, and Herrmann, Michigan’s Defensive Coordinator in that undefeated season, will get a chance to say hello. Together in Ann Arbor for five years, they were part of three Big Ten Championship teams, one Rose Bowl team, one National Championship team, and were 3-2 against the Buckeyes.

Sunday October 4

Doug Mallory (defensive back 1983-87):
Defensive Assistant/Linebackers Coach, Atlanta Falcons.
The Falcons, 3-0, host Houston, 1:00pm ET CBS.

Mike Mallory (linebacker 1981-85):
A senior with Team 106, Mallory is now Special Teams Coordinator, Jacksonville.
The Jaguars, 1-2, visit Indianapolis, 1:00pm ET on CBS.

Mike Trgovac (defensive lineman 1977-80):
Jerry Montgomery (Defensive Line Coach 2011-12):
Trgovac, a senior with Team 101, is now the Green Bay Packers Defensive Line Coach, where Montgomery is Defensive Front Assistant.
The Packers, 3-0, visit San Francisco 4:25pm ET, 1:25pm PT on FOX.

Harold Goodwin (offensive lineman 1992-94):
Larry Foote (linebacker 1998-2001):
Goodwin is now Offensive Coordinator and Foote is Linebackers Coach, Arizona Cardinals.
The Cardinals, 3-0, host St. Louis in a 4:25pm ET kickoff on FOX.

Monday Night Game

Teryl Austin (DB Coach 1999-2002): Now Defensive Coordinator, Detroit Lions; and
Bill Sheridan (OLB Coach 2002; D Line Coach 2003-04): now Linebackers Coach, Detroit Lions.
The Lions, 0-3, visit Seattle in the Monday night game, 8:30pm ET on ESPN.

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Wolverines Coaching in NFL; 2015 Week 3 Preview

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Fergodsakes.com previews the NFL football games each weekend involving a University of Michigan football coaching connection. On the coaching staffs of various NFL teams are former Michigan players and assistant coaches. Their schedules this weekend are below.

For Fergodsakes.com’s Michigan Coaching Trees, click here.

Games listed in chronological order within category. All games on Sunday unless otherwise noted.

Sunday September 27

Doug Mallory (defensive back 1983-87):
Defensive Assistant/Linebackers Coach, Atlanta Falcons.
The Falcons, 2-0, visit Dallas, 1:00pm ET FOX.

Mike Mallory (linebacker 1981-85):
A senior with Team 106, Mallory is now Special Teams Coordinator, Jacksonville.
The Jaguars, 1-1, visit New England, 1:00pm ET on CBS.

Harold Goodwin (offensive lineman 1992-94):
Larry Foote (linebacker 1998-2001):
Goodwin is now Offensive Coordinator and Foote is Linebackers Coach, Arizona Cardinals.
The Cardinals, 2-0, host San Francisco in a 4:05pm ET kickoff on FOX.

Kurt Anderson (offensive lineman 1997-2001):
A senior with Team 122, Anderson is now Offensive Quality Control Coach, Buffalo Bills.
The Bills, 1-1, visit Miami, 4:25pm ET on CBS.

Teryl Austin (DB Coach 1999-2002): Now Defensive Coordinator, Detroit Lions; and
Bill Sheridan (OLB Coach 2002; D Line Coach 2003-04): now Linebackers Coach, Detroit Lions.
The Lions, 0-2, host Denver in the Sunday night game, 8:30pm ET game on NBC.

Monday Night Game

Mike Trgovac (defensive lineman 1977-80):
Jerry Montgomery (Defensive Line Coach 2011-12):
Trgovac, a senior with Team 101, is now the Green Bay Packers Defensive Line Coach, where Montgomery is Defensive Front Assistant.
The Packers, 2-0, host Kansas City in the Monday night game, 8:30pm ET, 7:30pm CT on ESPN.

Played on Thursday Night

Jim Herrmann (linebacker 1979-82; coach 1988-2005, including Def Coord 1997-2005):
Herrmann is now Linebackers Coach, New York Giants.
The Giants are 1-2 after defeating the Washington Redskins Thursday night, 32-21.

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Wolverines Coaching in NFL; 2015 Week 2 Preview

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Fergodsakes.com previews the NFL football games each weekend involving a University of Michigan football coaching connection. On the coaching staffs of various NFL teams are former Michigan players and assistant coaches. Their schedules this weekend are below.

For Fergodsakes.com’s Michigan Coaching Trees, click here.

Games listed in chronological order within category. All games on Sunday unless otherwise noted.

Wolverines Coaching Against Each Other

Atlanta (1-0) at New York Giants (0-1), 1:00pm ET on FOX
Jim Herrmann (linebacker 1979-82; coach 1988-2005, including Def Coord 1997-2005):
Herrmann is now Linebackers Coach, New York Giants.
Doug Mallory (defensive back 1983-87):
Defensive Assistant/Linebackers Coach, Atlanta Falcons.
Combines, Herrmann and Mallory were either players or coaches at Michigan for 26 consecutive years, from 1979-2005. Strangely, their careers and Wolverines did not overlap with Herrmann’s playing and coaching career bookending Mallory’s playing days in Ann Arbor.

Sunday September 20

Kurt Anderson (offensive lineman 1997-2001):
A senior with Team 122, Anderson is now Offensive Quality Control Coach, Buffalo Bills.
The Bills, 1-0, host New England, 1:00pm ET on CBS.

Harold Goodwin (offensive lineman 1992-94):
Larry Foote (linebacker 1998-2001):
Goodwin is now Offensive Coordinator and Foote is Linebackers Coach, Arizona Cardinals.
The Cardinals, 1-0, visit Chicago in a 1:00pm ET kickoff on FOX.

Teryl Austin (DB Coach 1999-2002): Now Defensive Coordinator, Detroit Lions; and
Bill Sheridan (OLB Coach 2002; D Line Coach 2003-04): now Linebackers Coach, Detroit Lions.
The Lions, 0-1, visit Minnesota in a 1:00pm ET game on FOX.

Mike Mallory (linebacker 1981-85):
A senior with Team 106, Mallory is now Special Teams Coordinator, Jacksonville.
The Jaguars, 0-1, host Miami, 4:05pm ET on CBS.

Mike Trgovac (defensive lineman 1977-80):
Jerry Montgomery (Defensive Line Coach 2011-12):
Trgovac, a senior with Team 101, is now the Green Bay Packers Defensive Line Coach, where Montgomery is Defensive Front Assistant.
The Packers, 1-0, host Seattle in the Sunday night game, 8:30pm ET, 7:30pm CT on NBC.

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Wolverines Coaching in the NFL; 2015 Week 1 Preview

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Fergodsakes.com previews the NFL football games each weekend involving a University of Michigan football coaching connection. On the coaching staffs of various NFL teams are former Michigan players and assistant coaches. Their schedules this weekend are below.

For Fergodsakes.com’s Michigan Coaching Trees, click here.

Games listed in chronological order within category. All games on Sunday unless otherwise noted.

Sunday September 13

Mike Trgovac (defensive lineman 1977-80):
Jerry Montgomery (Defensive Line Coach 2011-12):
Trgovac, a senior with Team 101, is now the Green Bay Packers Defensive Line Coach, where Montgomery is Defensive Front Assistant.
The Packers visit Chicago at 1:00pm ET, noon CT on FOX.

Mike Mallory (linebacker 1981-85):
A senior with Team 106, Mallory is now Special Teams Coordinator, Jacksonville.
The Jaguars host Carolina, 1:00pm ET on FOX.

Kurt Anderson (offensive lineman 1997-2001):
A senior with Team 122, Anderson is now Offensive Quality Control Coach, Buffalo Bills.
The Bills host Indianapolis, 1:00pm ET on FOX.

Harold Goodwin (offensive lineman 1992-94):
Larry Foote (linebacker 1998-2001):
Goodwin is now Offensive Coordinator and Foote in Linebackers Coach, Arizona Cardinals.
The Cardinals host New Orleans in a 4:05pm ET, 1:05pm Arizona time kickoff on CBS.

Teryl Austin (DB Coach 1999-2002): Now Defensive Coordinator, Detroit Lions; and
Bill Sheridan (OLB Coach 2002; D Line Coach 2003-04): now Linebackers Coach, Detroit Lions.
The Lions visit San Diego in a 4:05pm ET, 1:05pm PT game on FOX.

Jim Herrmann (linebacker 1979-82; coach 1988-2005, including Def Coord 1997-2005):
Herrmann is now Linebackers Coach, New York Giants.
The Giants visit Dallas in an 8:30pm ET, 7:30pm CT kickoff on NBC.

Monday September 14

Doug Mallory (defensive back 1983-87):
Defensive Assistant/Linebackers Coach, Atlanta Falcons.
The Falcons open the season on Monday night, hosting Philadelphia at 7:10pm ET on ESPN.

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