Gregg Williams

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
30 228-247-1 48.00% 9-10 47.37%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Jeff Fisher, Jack Pardee


Biography

Career Summary

Gregg Williams is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the defensive coordinator for the New York Jets since 2019. During this time period, the Jets compiled a 9-23-0 record. He was the head coach of the Buffalo Bills from 2001 until the 2003 season, during which time the Bills went 17-31-0. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons. Williams was not retained by the Bills with the conclusion of his initial three year contract.

Career Awards

As the defensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans he coached one player to an award-winning season: Jevon Kearse, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1999. As the defensive coordinator of the St. Louis Rams he coached one player to an award-winning season: Aaron Donald, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2014.

Gregg Williams Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Williams served as an assistant coach for Jack Pardee, Jeff Fisher, Joe Gibbs, Jack Del Rio, Sean Payton, Mike Munchak, Hue Jackson, and Adam Gase. Nine of these years were spent on Fisher's coaching staff.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2020 New York Jets Defensive Coordinator 0-12-0 0-0
2019 New York Jets Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2018 Cleveland Browns Interim Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 5-3-0 0-0
2018 Cleveland Browns Defensive Coordinator 2-5-1 0-0
2017 Cleveland Browns Defensive Coordinator 0-16-0 0-0
2016 Los Angeles Rams Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
2015 St. Louis Rams Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2014 St. Louis Rams Defensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
2013 Tennessee Titans Senior Defensive Assistant Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2011 New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 1-1
2010 New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 0-1
2009 New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 3-0
2008 Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
2007 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 9-7-0 0-1
2006 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 5-11-0 0-0
2005 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 10-6-0 1-1
2004 Washington Redskins Assistant Head Coach-Defense 6-10-0 0-0
2003 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2002 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2001 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 3-13-0 0-0
2000 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 0-1
1999 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 3-1
1998 Tennessee Oilers Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1997 Tennessee Oilers Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1996 Houston Oilers Linebackers Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1995 Houston Oilers Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1994 Houston Oilers Linebackers Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1993 Houston Oilers Special Teams Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1992 Houston Oilers Defensive Quality Control Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1991 Houston Oilers Defensive Quality Control Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1990 Houston Oilers Defensive Quality Control Coach 9-7-0 0-1

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