Richard Hightower

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
16 101-142-0 41.56% 4-3 57.14%

Biography

Career Summary

Richard Hightower is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the special teams coordinator for the Chicago Bears since 2022. Prior to this season, he coached for the Houston Texans, Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers, and Chicago Bears for fifteen seasons. His most recent position was with the 49ers as their special teams coordinator.

Personal Information

Hightower was born in Houston, Texas.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2022 Chicago Bears Special Teams Coordinator 1-1-0 0-0
2021 San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Coordinator 10-7-0 2-1
2020 San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
2019 San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Coordinator 13-3-0 2-1
2018 San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
2017 San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
2016 Chicago Bears Assistant Special Teams Coach 3-13-0 0-0
2015 San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Assistant Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2014 Cleveland Browns Offensive Quality Control Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2013 Washington Redskins Special Teams Assistant Coach 3-13-0 0-0
2012 Washington Redskins Assistant Defensive Backs Coach / Special Teams Assistant Coach 10-6-0 0-1
2011 Washington Redskins Special Teams Assistant Coach 5-11-0 0-0
2010 Washington Redskins Special Teams Assistant Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2008 Houston Texans Special Teams Assistant Coach 8-8-0 0-0
2007 Houston Texans Coaching Assistant / Administrative Coordinator, Coaching 8-8-0 0-0
2006 Houston Texans Coaching Assistant / Administrative Coordinator, Coaching 6-10-0 0-0

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