Richard Smith

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
34 293-235-0 55.49% 11-16 40.74%

Biography

Career Summary

Richard Smith is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the linebackers coach for the Las Vegas Raiders since 2021. Prior to this season, he coached for the Houston Oilers, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers, Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, Houston Texans, Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons, and Los Angeles Chargers for thirty-three seasons. His most recent position was with the Chargers as their linebackers coach.

Career Awards

During the 2006 season as the defensive coordinator of the Houston Texans he coached DeMeco Ryans to the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2021 Las Vegas Raiders Linebackers Coach 0-0-0 0-0
2020 Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2019 Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2018 Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 1-1
2017 Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers Coach 9-7-0 0-0
2016 Atlanta Falcons Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 2-1
2015 Atlanta Falcons Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2014 Denver Broncos Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 0-1
2013 Denver Broncos Linebackers Coach 13-3-0 2-1
2012 Denver Broncos Linebackers Coach 13-3-0 0-1
2011 Denver Broncos Linebackers Coach 8-8-0 1-1
2010 Carolina Panthers Linebackers Coach 2-14-0 0-0
2009 Carolina Panthers Linebackers Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2008 Houston Texans Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2007 Houston Texans Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2006 Houston Texans Defensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
2005 Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2004 Detroit Lions Linebackers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2003 Detroit Lions Linebackers Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2002 San Francisco 49ers Linebackers Coach 10-6-0 1-1
2001 San Francisco 49ers Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 0-1
2000 San Francisco 49ers Linebackers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1999 San Francisco 49ers Linebackers Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1998 San Francisco 49ers Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1997 San Francisco 49ers Linebackers Coach 13-3-0 1-1
1996 Denver Broncos Special Teams Coach 13-3-0 0-1
1995 Denver Broncos Special Teams Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1994 Denver Broncos Assistant Linebackers Coach / Special Teams Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1993 Denver Broncos Assistant Linebackers Coach / Special Teams Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1992 Houston Oilers Offensive Line Coach / Assistant Offensive Line Coach / Special Teams Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1991 Houston Oilers Linebackers Coach / Special Teams Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1990 Houston Oilers Linebackers Coach / Special Teams Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1989 Houston Oilers Special Teams Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1988 Houston Oilers Special Teams Coach 10-6-0 1-1

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