New England Patriots inside linebackers coach history

Jerod Mayo

Mayo is the inside linebackers coach for the New England Patriots since the 2019 season, a total of four years. Mayo's record as the team's inside linebackers coach was 37-29-0, making him the second-most successful inside linebackers coach in New England Patriots history. The team made it to the playoffs two times (2019, 2021) and had a 0-2 record under Coach Mayo in playoff games.

Pepper Johnson

Johnson was the inside linebackers coach for the New England Patriots in the 2001-2003 seasons, a total of three years. Johnson's record as the team's inside linebackers coach was 34-14-0, making him the most successful inside linebackers coach in New England Patriots history. The team made it to the playoffs two times (2001, 2003) and had a 6-0 record under Coach Johnson in playoff games. In 2001, the New England Patriots faced off against the St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl XXXVI and the Patriots, under the direction of head coach Bill Belichick, won 20-17. In 2003, the New England Patriots faced off against the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl XXXVIII and the Patriots, under the direction of head coach Bill Belichick, won 32-29.

Norm Gerber

Gerber was the inside linebackers coach for the New England Patriots in the 1991-1992 seasons, a total of two years. Gerber's record as the team's inside linebackers coach was 8-24-0, making him the third-most successful inside linebackers coach in New England Patriots history.


New England Patriots inside linebackers coach record

Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Jerod Mayo 2019-2022 37-29-0 56.1% 0-2
Pepper Johnson 2001-2003 34-14-0 70.8% 6-0
Norm Gerber 1991-1992 8-24-0 25.0% 0-0

New England Patriots inside linebackers coach facts

  • Norm Gerber was the first inside linebackers coach in Patriots history in 1991.
  • Jerod Mayo coached the most seasons as the Patriots's inside linebackers coach at four seasons.
  • Jerod Mayo is the current inside linebackers coach, starting ahead of the 2019 season.