Dave Brock (American football)

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Dave Brock
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1967-06-05) June 5, 1967 (age 50)
Playing career
Unknown Ferrum
Position(s) Linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988−1990 Salisbury (assistant)
1991−1993 W. Connecticut State (RC/DB)
1994 Salisbury (RC/DB)
1995−1996 Hofstra (RB)
1997−1999 Hofstra (RC/WR)
2000−2001 Hofstra (OC/WR)
2002−2004 Temple (OC/QB)
2005 North Carolina (WR)
2006 North Carolina (AHC/RC)
2007 Kansas State (WR)
2008 Kansas State (OC/TE)
2009−2011 Boston College (TE)
2012 Rutgers (OC/WR)
2013−2016 Delaware
2017-present Atlanta Falcons (OA)
Head coaching record
Overall 19−22

David "Dave" Brock (born June 5, 1967) is an American football coach who was most recently the head coach for the University of Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football team.

Coaching career[edit]

After playing one season of college football for Ferrum College, Brock became an assistant coach for Salisbury University in 1988. He moved on to Western Connecticut State University in 1991 as the football team's recruiting coordinator and defensive backs coach. After three seasons with Western Connecticut State, he went back to Salisbury to earn his bachelor's degree and work as the recruiting coordinator and defensive backs coach in 1994. He was hired by Hofstra as a running backs coach in 1995. Brock was promoted to recruiting coordinator and wide receivers coach in 1997, offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach in 2000, and associate head coach and offensive coordinator in 2002. He spent the 2002 through 2004 seasons with the Temple Owls as the team's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. In 2005, he was hired as North Carolina's wide receivers coach, and he was promoted to assistant head coach and recruiting coordinator in 2006. The Kansas State Wildcats hired him as the team's wide receivers coach in 2007, and he was promoted to offensive coordinator and tight ends coach in 2008. He was Boston College's tight ends coach from 2009 to 2011 before becoming the Rutgers Scarlet Knights offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach in 2012. He was hired as the head coach for Delaware on January 18, 2013.[1]

Brock was relieved of his duties as head coach on October 16, 2016, as announced by University of Delaware athletic director Christine Rawak.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (Colonial Athletic Association) (2013–2016)
2013 Delaware 7−5 4−4 T−5th
2014 Delaware 6−6 4−4 T−5th
2015 Delaware 4−7 3−5 T−7th
2016 Delaware 2−4 0−3
Delaware: 19−22 11−16
Total: 19−22


  1. ^ McMurphy, Brett (January 18, 2013). "Delaware names Dave Brock coach". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 

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