Lazor coaching for Virginia
June 14, 1972 |
|High school:||Scranton (PA) Central|
|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 played college football as a quarterback for Cornell University from 1991 to 1993.
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.
Lazor entered the NFL coaching ranks in 2003 under head coach Dan Reeves as the Atlanta Falcons offensive quality control coach.
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.
University of Virginia
On January 29, 2013, Lazor accepted a position with the Philadelphia Eagles as the quarterbacks coach, coaching alongside Chip Kelly.
On January 15, 2014, Lazor was named offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins. He was fired on November 30, 2015.
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 3rd, 2018.
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 a son, Nolan, and two daughters, Marin and Charlotte.