|Years Coached||Record||Win %||Playoff record||Playoff win %|
Mike Smith was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1999 to 2018, finishing his career as the defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Over his nineteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 167-137-0. He was the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons from 2008 until the 2014 season, during which time the Falcons went 66-46-0. During his career he was a head coach for seven seasons. He was fired from the Falcons on Monday, December 29, 2014. At the time of his firing, Smith was the most successful coach in Falcons franchise history.
Smith won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 2008 after guiding the Falcons to a 11-5-0 record and a a berth in the playoffs. During the 2008 season as the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons he coached Matt Ryan to the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Mike Smith Coaching Tree
Before he was a head coach, Smith served as an assistant coach for Brian Billick, Jack Del Rio, and Dirk Koetter. Five of these years were spent on Del Rio's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Dirk Koetter, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Mike Smith's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for three seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 19-29-0 and 0-0 in the playoffs.
Smith played linebacker while at college.
|2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Defensive Coordinator||2-3-0||0-0|
|2017 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Defensive Coordinator||5-11-0||0-0|
|2016 Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Defensive Coordinator||9-7-0||0-0|
|2014 Atlanta Falcons||Head Coach||6-10-0||0-0|
|2013 Atlanta Falcons||Head Coach||4-12-0||0-0|
|2012 Atlanta Falcons||Head Coach||13-3-0||1-1|
|2011 Atlanta Falcons||Head Coach||10-6-0||0-1|
|2010 Atlanta Falcons||Head Coach||13-3-0||0-1|
|2009 Atlanta Falcons||Head Coach||9-7-0||0-0|
|2008 Atlanta Falcons||Head Coach||11-5-0||0-1|
|2007 Jacksonville Jaguars||Defensive Coordinator||11-5-0||1-1|
|2006 Jacksonville Jaguars||Defensive Coordinator||8-8-0||0-0|
|2005 Jacksonville Jaguars||Defensive Coordinator||12-4-0||0-1|
|2004 Jacksonville Jaguars||Defensive Coordinator||9-7-0||0-0|
|2003 Jacksonville Jaguars||Defensive Coordinator||5-11-0||0-0|
|2002 Baltimore Ravens||Linebackers Coach||7-9-0||0-0|
|2001 Baltimore Ravens||Defensive Line Coach / Defensive Assistant Coach||10-6-0||1-1|
|2000 Baltimore Ravens||Defensive Line Coach / Defensive Assistant Coach||12-4-0||4-0|
|1999 Baltimore Ravens||Defensive Line Coach / Defensive Assistant Coach||8-8-0||0-0|
|1982 San Diego State Aztecs||Graduate Assistant||7-5-0|
Coach history guide
|Seasons with a championship win||Seasons with a conference championship|
- Years as head coach: 7
- Years as a coordinator: 8
- Championships won: 2000
- Conference Championships won: 2000
- Coach of the Year: 2008
- Led the league in wins: 2012
- First in total wins for the Atlanta Falcons.
- First in winning percentage for the Atlanta Falcons.
- Past teams coached for: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Atlanta Falcons, Jacksonville Jaguars, Baltimore Ravens
- Position Played: Linebacker