Bill Lazor

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Bill Lazor
Waist-up photograph shot from a high angle of Lazor on a football sideline wearing a white polo shirt with a Nike logo, tan pants and a headset and holding a play sheet in his left hand and a marker in his right
Lazor coaching for Virginia
Cincinnati Bengals
Position: Offensive coordinator
Personal information
Born: (1972-06-14) June 14, 1972 (age 46)
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Career information
High school: Scranton (PA) Central
College: Cornell
Career history
As coach:
Coaching stats at PFR

William V. Lazor (born June 14, 1972) is an American football coach and former college player who is the offensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). Lazor has previously served as the quarterbacks coach for the Washington Redskins, Seattle Seahawks, and Philadelphia Eagles. He also spent time as offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins. He played college football as a quarterback for Cornell University from 1991 to 1993.

Playing career[edit]

Lazor played football at Cornell before graduating in 1994. He was a three-year starting quarterback and graduated with 26 passing and total offensive program records.

Coaching career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Lazor entered the NFL coaching ranks in 2003 under head coach Dan Reeves as the Atlanta Falcons offensive quality control coach.

Washington Redskins[edit]

Lazor spent four seasons with the Washington Redskins, two of which were spent as the quarterbacks coach for legendary head coach Joe Gibbs. During the 2004 and 2005 seasons, Lazor served as an offensive assistant.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Lazor coached quarterbacks for two seasons with the Seattle Seahawks under head coaches Mike Holmgren and Jim Mora, Jr.

University of Virginia[edit]

On January 28, 2010, Lazor was officially announced as the new offensive coordinator of the University of Virginia Cavaliers.[1]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On January 29, 2013, Lazor accepted a position with the Philadelphia Eagles as the quarterbacks coach, coaching alongside Chip Kelly.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On January 15, 2014, Lazor was named offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins. He was fired on November 30, 2015.

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

On January 18, 2016, Lazor was named quarterback coach for the Cincinnati Bengals, replacing recently promoted Ken Zampese.[2]

On September 15, 2017, Lazor was named the Bengals offensive coordinator, taking the place of the recently fired Zampese. Lazor was promoted to full time offensive coordinator for the Bengals on January 3, 2018.

Personal life[edit]

Lazor earned his bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell in 1994. He is married to wife Nicole, with whom he has three kids, Nolan, Marin, and Charlotte.

References[edit]

  1. ^ London Names Bill Lazor Offensive Coordinator Archived March 12, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Bill Lazor (QB), Jacob Burney (DL) join Bengals".

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