Brian Stewart (American football)

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Brian Stewart
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Defensive Coordinator
Team Rice
Conference C-USA
Biographical details
Born (1964-12-04) December 4, 1964 (age 52)
San Diego, California
Playing career
1983 Northern Arizona
1984–1985 Santa Monica College
1986–1987 Northern Arizona
Position(s) CB, S
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1993–1994 Cal Poly (WR/RB)
1995 Northern Arizona (TE/ST)
1996 Missouri (GA)
1997–1998 San Jose State (DB)
1999–2000 Missouri (DB)
2001 Syracuse (DB)
2002–2003 Houston Texans (Asst. DB)
2004–2006 San Diego Chargers (Sec.)
2007–2008 Dallas Cowboys (DC)
2009 Philadelphia Eagles (Sp. Asst.)
2010–2011 Houston (DC)
2012–2014 Maryland (DC)
2015-2016 Nebraska (DB)
2017-present Rice (DC/CB)

Brian Stewart (born December 4, 1964 in San Diego, California) is the current Defensive Coordinator at Rice University. He was hired in the spring after the 2016 season. He was formerly the Defensive Coordinator at Maryland. In 2012, he led Maryland's defense to be the 2nd-ranked defense (in yards per game) in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and the 21st-ranked defense in the nation.[1]

Stewart previously held the position of defensive coordinator on the Houston Cougars football team in 2010 and 2011 at the University of Houston.[2] He also held several assistant coaching positions in the NFL, most recently as a Special Assistant to the Defense for the Philadelphia Eagles.[3] Prior to joining the Eagles, he was a defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Stewart's family includes wife Kimberly and their children Leila, Mya, and Zara.


  1. ^ "Brian Stewart Biography - Maryland Terrapins Athletics - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site". University of Maryland Athletics. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Campbell, Steve (2010-01-25). "UH hires Stewart as defensive coordinator". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  3. ^ "All-Time Coaches" (PDF). Philadelphia Eagles. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Spagnola, Mickey (2009-01-16). "Cowboys Dismiss DC Brian Stewart After 2 Seasons". Dallas Cowboys. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Mike Zimmer
Dallas Cowboys Defensive Coordinator
Succeeded by
Wade Phillips

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