DeMeco Ryans

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
8 62-53-0 53.91% 7-4 63.64%

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Career Summary

DeMeco Ryans is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the head coach for the Houston Texans since 2023. During this time period, the Texans compiled a 10-7-0 record. He was the head coach of the Houston Texans from 2023 until the 2024 season, during which time the Texans went 10-7-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

DeMeco Ryans Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Ryans served as an assistant coach for Kyle Shanahan. He spent six years as an assistant coach to Kyle Shanahan, finishing as the defensive coordinator in 2022.

Playing Career

He was drafted in the second round with the thirty-third pick in the 2006 draft to play outside linebacker for the Texans.

Personal Information

Ryans was born on Saturday, July 28, 1984 in Bessemer, Alabama.


Year Position Record Playoff record
2024 Houston Texans Head Coach 0-0-0 0-0
2023 Houston Texans Head Coach 10-7-0 1-1
2022 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator 13-4-0 2-1
2021 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator 10-7-0 2-1
2020 San Francisco 49ers Inside Linebackers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2019 San Francisco 49ers Inside Linebackers Coach 13-3-0 2-1
2018 San Francisco 49ers Inside Linebackers Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2017 San Francisco 49ers Defensive Quality Control Coach 6-10-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Years as head coach: 2
  • Years as a coordinator: 2
  • Conference Championships won: 2019
  • AP Defensive Rookie of the Year: 2006
  • Led the league in wins: 2024
  • Past teams coached for: Houston Texans, San Francisco 49ers
  • College Attended: Alabama Crimson Tide
  • Date of Birth: Saturday, July 28, 1984 (39 years old), Bessemer, Alabama
  • Draft: NFL Draft: 2006, Round 2, Pick 1