Jacob Burney

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Jacob Burney (born January 24, 1959 in Chattanooga, Tennessee) is the current defensive lines coach for the Washington Redskins. He has been coaching for the Redskins since 2010.

He was a four-year starter at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga but went undrafted. He had tryouts with the Detroit Lions but was not signed to their roster.

He coached in the college ranks for 11 years for the University of New Mexico, University of Tulsa, Mississippi State University, University of Wisconsin, UCLA, and University of Tennessee.

In 1994 he joined the Cleveland Browns to become their defensive line coach; he stayed there until 1998. In 1999 he joined the Carolina Panthers to be their defensive line coach and coached there until 2001. In 2002 he was hired for the same position by the Denver Broncos.

Coach Timeline[edit]

  • 1983-1986 New Mexico: DL
  • 1987 Tulsa: DL
  • 1988 Mississippi State: ILB
  • 1989 Wisconsin: DL
  • 1990-1992 UCLA: DL
  • 1993 Tennessee: DL
  • 1994-1995 Cleveland Browns: DL
  • 1996-1998 Baltimore Ravens: DL
  • 1999-2001 Carolina Panthers: DL
  • 2002-2005 Denver Broncos: DL
  • 2006 Denver Broncos: DE
  • 2007-2008 Denver Broncos: DL
  • 2010-Present Washington Redskins: DL