Bradley Dale Peveto

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Bradley Dale Peveto
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1962-12-28) December 28, 1962 (age 51)
Beaumont, Texas
Playing career
1982–1986 SMU
Position(s) Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Trinity Valley C.C. (S)
Stephen F. Austin (DL/LB/ST)
Southern Miss (LB/ST)
Arkansas (LB/ST)
Northwestern State (DC/LB)
Houston (co-DC)
Middle Tennessee (DC/LB)
LSU (co-DC/LB)
Northwestern State
Kentucky (S/STC)
Head coaching record
Overall 14–30
College Football Data Warehouse

Bradley Dale Peveto (born December 28, 1962) is an American football coach and former player. He grew up in the small town of Orangefield, Texas and attended Southern Methodist University where he played defensive back from 1982 to 1986. He began his coaching career in 1987 as an assistant at Trinity Valley Community College, and also served as an assistant at Stephen F. Austin, Southern Miss, Arkansas, Northwestern State, Houston, Middle Tennessee and LSU. Peveto served as the head football coach at Northwestern State University from 2008 to 2012. During his four years as the Demons' head coach, he compiled an overall record of 14 wins and 30 losses. In December 2012 Peveto was hired to serve as the safeties coach and special teams coordinator at Kentucky. In February 2014, Peveto returned to LSU as special teams coordinator & defensive assistant.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Assistant coaching career[edit]

Peveto started his coaching career as the secondary coach at Trinity Valley Community College in 1987.[2] From Trinity Valley, Peveto served as an assistant coach at Stephen F. Austin, Southern Miss, Arkansas, Northwestern State, Houston, Middle Tennessee before being hired at LSU in 2005.[2] As part of the LSU staff, he coached the special teams and linebackers from 2005 through 2007, including the 2007 national championship team.[2] In 2008, he was promoted to co-defensive coordinator of the Tigers, and served for one year before taking the head coaching position at Northwestern State.[2][3]

Head coaching career[edit]

On December 18, 2008, Peveto was hired to serve as the Demons head coach.[3] After a winless 2009 season, Peveto has led Northwestern State to consecutive 5–6 seasons.[4] On November 19, 2012, Peveto was fired as head coach of the Demons after he completed a 4–7 season.[5] During his tenure at Northwestern State, he compiled an overall record of 14 wins and 30 losses (14–30).[4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Northwestern State Demons (Southland Conference) (2009–2012)
2009 Northwestern State 0–11 0–7 8th
2010 Northwestern State 5–6 4–3 T–3rd
2011 Northwestern State 5–6 3–4 5th
2012 Northwestern State 4–7 2–5 6th
Northwestern State: 14–30 9–19
Total: 14–30
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


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  2. ^ a b c d "Bradley Dale Peveto Bio". LSU Athletics, Louisiana State University. Retrieved December 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Northwestern State hires Peveto as head coach". Associated Press. December 19, 2008. Retrieved December 21, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b DeLassus, David. "Bradley Dale Peveto Records by Year" (html). College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Bradley Dale Peveto won't return". Associated Press. November 28, 2012. Retrieved November 19, 2012.