|Years Coached||Record||Win %||Playoff record||Playoff win %|
Bill O'Brien was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 2007 to 2020, finishing his career as the head coach/general manager of the Houston Texans. Over his twelve years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 120-72-0. He was the head coach of the Houston Texans from 2014 until the 2020 season, during which time the Texans went 56-56-0. During his career he was a head coach for seven seasons. He was fired from the Texans on Monday, October 5, 2020. He was fired after a slow start to the season and was replaced by Romeo Crennel as the Texans new interim head coach.
Bill O'Brien Coaching Tree
Before he was a head coach, O'Brien served as an assistant coach for Bill Belichick. He spent five years as an assistant coach to Bill Belichick, finishing as the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach in 2011. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Mike Vrabel, was eventually hired as a head coach. He is the current head coach of the Tennessee Titans. After coaching with Bill O'Brien he has posted a 41-24-0 record during the regular season and 2-3 in the playoffs as head coach.
O'Brien was born on Thursday, October 23, 1969 in Dorchester, Massachusetts.
|2020 Houston Texans||Head Coach / General Manager||0-4-0||0-0|
|2019 Houston Texans||Head Coach||10-6-0||1-1|
|2018 Houston Texans||Head Coach||11-5-0||0-1|
|2017 Houston Texans||Head Coach||4-12-0||0-0|
|2016 Houston Texans||Head Coach||9-7-0||1-1|
|2015 Houston Texans||Head Coach||9-7-0||0-1|
|2014 Houston Texans||Head Coach||9-7-0||0-0|
|2013 Penn State Nittany Lions||Head Coach||7-5-0|
|2012 Penn State Nittany Lions||Head Coach||8-4-0|
|2011 New England Patriots||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||13-3-0||2-1|
|2010 New England Patriots||Quarterbacks Coach||14-2-0||0-1|
|2009 New England Patriots||Quarterbacks Coach||10-6-0||0-1|
|2008 New England Patriots||Wide Receivers Coach||11-5-0||0-0|
|2007 New England Patriots||Offensive Assistant Coach||16-0-0||2-1|
|2006 Duke Blue Devils||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||0-12-0|
|2005 Duke Blue Devils||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||1-10-0|
|2004 Maryland Terrapins||Running Backs Coach||5-6-0|
|2003 Maryland Terrapins||Running Backs Coach||10-3-0|
|2002 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||7-6-0|
|2001 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach||8-5-0|
|2000 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||Running Backs Coach||9-3-0|
|1999 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||Running Backs Coach||8-4-0|
|1998 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||Running Backs Coach||10-2-0|
|1997 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||Graduate Assistant||7-5-0|
|1996 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||Graduate Assistant||5-6-0|
|1995 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||Graduate Assistant||6-5-0|
|1994 Brown Bears||Inside Linebackers Coach||7-3-0|
|1993 Brown Bears||Tight Ends Coach||4-6-0|
Coach history guide
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O'Brien was fired by the Texans on October, 5th after a 0-4 start to the season.
- Years as head coach: 7
- Years as a coordinator: 1
- Conference Championships won: 2007 and 2011
- Second in total wins for the Houston Texans.
- First in winning percentage for the Houston Texans.
- Most playoff wins in Houston Texans history (2)
- Past teams coached for: Houston Texans, New England Patriots
- College Attended: Brown Bears
- Date of Birth: Thursday, October 23, 1969 (52 years old), Dorchester, Massachusetts