Steve Loney

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Steve Loney
Steve Loney 2008.jpg
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Tight ends coach
Team Dallas Cowboys
Biographical details
Born (1952-04-26) April 26, 1952 (age 65)
Marshalltown, Iowa
Alma mater Iowa State
Playing career
1970–1973 Iowa State
Position(s) Offensive lineman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1974 Iowa State (GA)
1975 Missouri Western (OL)
1976 Missouri Western (OC/OL)
1977–1978 Leavenworth (KS) HS
1979–1980 Morehead State (AHC/OL)
1981–1983 Morehead State
1984–1986 The Citadel (AHC/OL)
1989–1992 Colorado State (AHC/OL)
1993 Phoenix Cardinals (AOL)
1994 Connecticut (AHC/WR)
1995–1997 Iowa State (OC/OL)
1998–1999 Minnesota (OC/OL)
2000–2001 Iowa State (OC/OL)
2002–2004 Minnesota Vikings (OL)
2005 Minnesota Vikings (OC/OL)
2006 Arizona Cardinals (OL)
2007 Drake
2008–2011 St. Louis Rams (OL)
2012–2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (AOL)
2015–2016 Dallas Cowboys (AOL)
2017–present Dallas Cowboys (TE)
Head coaching record
Overall 14–29

Steve Loney (born April 26, 1952) is an American football coach. He is currently tight ends coach with the Dallas Cowboys.[1] He was the offensive line coach for the Minnesota Vikings from 2003–2005,[2] the Arizona Cardinals in 2006,[2] and the St. Louis Rams from 2008 to 2011. Additionally, his highest coaching assignment in the NFL was as the offensive coordinator of the Vikings in 2005 under head coach Mike Tice.[2] He held the dual role of offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at his alma mater Iowa State University from 1995–1997[2] and 2000–2001,[2] and at the University of Minnesota from 1998–1999.[2]

He was the head college football coach for Drake University and held that position for one season, in 2007. His overall coaching record at Drake was 6–5. This ranks him 15th at Drake in terms of total wins and tenth at Drake in terms of winning percentage.[3]

He is the author of a book titled 101 Offensive Line Drills, a book focusing on offensive line drills.[4]

He was also the head coach at Morehead State University from 1981 to 1983.[5]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Morehead State Eagles (Ohio Valley Conference) (1981–1983)
1981 Morehead State 1–9 0–8 9th
1982 Morehead State 5–6 2–5 T–5th
1983 Morehead State 2–9 1–6 8th
Morehead State: 8–24 3–19
Drake Bulldogs (Pioneer Football League) (2007)
2007 Drake 6–5 3–4 5th
Drake: 6–5 3–4
Total: 14–29


Sporting positions
Preceded by
Scott Linehan
Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
Succeeded by
Darrell Bevell