October 4, 1954 |
|Alma mater||Henderson State|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1977||Henderson State (GA)|
|1979–1980||Louisiana Tech (DE)|
|1980–1982||North Carolina State (DE)|
|1984||New Mexico State (LB)|
|1985–1991||Ball State (DC)|
|1992–1993||Notre Dame (DC)|
|2004||South Carolina (DC)|
|2005–2007||Notre Dame (DC)|
|2009||Marshall (interim HC)|
|2010||Indiana State (LB)|
|2013–2015||Philadelphia Eagles (LB)|
|2016-present||Georgia State (DL)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|1 C-USA (2002)|
Rick Minter (born October 4, 1954) is an American football coach. He was the linebackers coach for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) from February 2013 to January 2016. Minter served as head football coach at the University of Cincinnati from 1994 to 2003 and as the interim head coach for Marshall University in the 2009 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, compiling a career college football record of 54–63–1.
Early life and education
Minter was born on October 4, 1954 in Nash, Texas, and raised in Texarkana, Texas. He graduated from Texas High School in Texarkana, Texas. He then attended Henderson State University where he earned his undergraduate degree and a master's degree. He is also a member of the Phi Sigma Epsilon.
Minter started his career as a graduate assistant coach at Henderson State University in 1977. In 1978, he was a graduate assistant coach at University of Arkansas where the Razorbacks finished the season 9–2–1. In 1979, he became the defensive ends coach at Louisiana Tech. From 1980 to 1982, he was the linebackers coach at North Carolina State. In 1984, he was the linebackers coach at New Mexico State.
From 1985 to 1991, he was the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at Ball State. From 1992 to 1993, he served as the defensive coordinator for the University of Notre Dame, where he led the Irish to a #2 national ranking. From 1994 to 2003, he was the head football coach at the University of Cincinnati, where he compiled a 53–63–1 record. The Bearcats played in six bowl games during his tenure. In 2004, he served as the defensive coordinator at University of South Carolina.
Head coaching record
|Cincinnati Bearcats (NCAA Division I-A independent) (1994–1995)|
|Cincinnati Bearcats (Conference USA) (1996–2003)|
|2000||Cincinnati||7–5||5–2||T–2nd||L Motor City|
|2001||Cincinnati||7–5||5–2||T–2nd||L Motor City|
|2002||Cincinnati||7–7||6–2||T–1st||L New Orleans|
|Marshall Thundering Herd (Conference USA) (2009)|
|2009||Marshall||1–0||W Little Caesars|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|