Ron Meeks

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Ron Meeks
Date of birth (1954-08-27) August 27, 1954 (age 62)
Place of birth Jacksonville, Florida
Career information
College Arkansas State
Career history
As coach
1984–1985 Arkansas State
1986–1987 Miami
1988 New Mexico State
1989–1990 Fresno State
1991 Dallas Cowboys
1992–1996 Cincinnati Bengals
1997–1999 Atlanta Falcons
2000 Washington Redskins
2001 St. Louis Rams
2002–2008 Indianapolis Colts (DC)
2009–2010 Carolina Panthers (DC)
2011 Carolina Panthers (DB)
2012 San Diego Chargers (DB)
As player
1977–1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1979 Ottawa Rough Riders
1980–1981 Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards

Ron Meeks (born August 27, 1954) is a former gridiron football player and coach.

Meeks played high school football for the Robert E. Lee High School Generals in Jacksonville, Florida. Meeks played college football at Arkansas State University and in the professionally in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Ottawa Rough Riders and Toronto Argonauts.

Meeks started coaching in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys in 1991 and coached for the Cincinnati Bengals, Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins and St. Louis Rams, before joining the Indianapolis Colts in 2002. He resigned as the Colts defensive coordinator on January 20, 2009.[1] He was hired as the defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers on January 26, 2009.[2] His contract with the Panthers expired after the 2010 season. He was re-signed as their defensive backs coach on January 17, 2011. On January 24, 2012 Meeks agreed to become the new defensive backs coach of the San Diego Chargers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Indianapolis colts Defensive Coordinator Resigns SI.com, January 20, 2009
  2. ^ [1] Heraldonline.com, January 26, 2009.