Bobby April

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Bobby April
LSU Tigers
Position: Special teams analyst
Personal information
Date of birth: (1953-04-15) April 15, 1953 (age 63)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
College: Nicholls State
Career history
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Special Teams Coach of the Year (2004, 2008)

Robert April, Jr. (born April 15, 1953) is an American football coach. He has held various special teams coaching positions in the National Football League (NFL) since 1991.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

April coached college football at Southern Mississippi, Tulane, Arizona, Southern California, Ohio St. and LSU.[2]

April has coached at the NFL level with the Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Rams, Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles, Oakland Raiders, New York Jets and Tennessee Titans.

He has won two Special teams coach of the year awards, one in 2004, and another in 2008.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Reports: Jets hire coordinators Kacy Rodgers (defense) and Bobby April (special teams)". January 23, 2015. Retrieved 2015-01-23. 
  2. ^ "April brought on as analyst for bowl". December 15, 2016. Retrieved 2017-01-08.