Ron Meeks

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Ron Meeks
Born: (1954-08-27) August 27, 1954 (age 64)
Jacksonville, Florida
Career information
CollegeArkansas State
Career history
As coach
1984–1985Arkansas State
1986–1987Miami
1988New Mexico State
1989–1990Fresno State
1991Dallas Cowboys
1992–1996Cincinnati Bengals
1997–1999Atlanta Falcons
2000Washington Redskins
2001St. Louis Rams
2002–2008Indianapolis Colts (DC)
2009–2010Carolina Panthers (DC)
2011Carolina Panthers (DB)
2012San Diego Chargers (DB)
As player
1977–1979Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1979Ottawa Rough Riders
1980–1981Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards

Ron Meeks (born August 27, 1954) is a former gridiron football player and coach. His son is former Stanford cornerback Quenton Meeks.

Meeks played high school football for the Robert E. Lee 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.