Brian Daboll Biography
Brian Daboll is an American football coach who is currently the offensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills. Daboll is a veteran professional coach, previously serving as the offensive coordinator for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, and Miami Dolphins.
He has also served as offensive assistant and positions coach for the New England Patriots for many years.
Brian Daboll Education
He attended Saint Francis High School in Athol Springs, New York and was a letterman in football. Daboll then attended the University of Rochester and was a letterman and two-year starter in football. He graduated with a degree in economics.
Brian Daboll Age
Daboll April 14, 1975 in Welland, Ontario, United States. He is 44 years old as of 2019.
Brian Daboll Wife
Daboll is married to Beth Daboll, a nurse from Lancaster and together they have two children. Daboll also has two children from his first marriage.
Brian Daboll Salary | Brian Daboll Contract
Daboll had signed a three-year contract with the University of Alabama but he left with two years remaining. His contract took effect on Feb. 20, 2017, and was scheduled to run through Feb. 29, 2020.
Daboll’s contract with the University of Alabama was to earn $1.2 million per year, which equals the No. 7 salary among college football assistant coaches nationally, according to USA TODAY’s annual coach salary database.
Brian Daboll Coaching Career
Brian was hired as a restricted earnings coach by The College of William & Mary in 1997 before moving to Michigan State University as a graduate assistant from 1998 to 1999.
National Football League
Daboll began his NFL coaching career with the New England Patriots as a defensive coaching assistant in 2000 and was later promoted to wide receivers coach for the Patriots in 2002. After the 2006 season, Daboll left the Patriots to serve as the Jets’ quarterbacks coach.
In 2009, he joined Eric Mangini’s staff in Cleveland as offensive coordinator. Under Daboll the Browns had the NFL’s 32nd ranked offense in 2009 and the 29th ranked offense in 2010. In 2011, Brian was named Offensive Coordinator of the Miami Dolphins under Tony Sparano, with his Dolphins improving from 30th in the league to 20th in overall offense.
On February 6, 2012 the Kansas City Chiefs announced the hiring of Daboll as offensive coordinator, replacing the retired Bill Muir.
Daboll had previously worked with Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel, general manager Scott Pioli and quarterback Matt Cassel in the New England Patriots organization. On January 14, 2013, the New England Patriots announced that he would be brought back in a coaching capacity for the remainder of the Patriots 2012–13 season.
On February 5, 2017, Brian Daboll was part of the Patriots coaching staff that won Super Bowl LI. In the game, the Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons by a score of 34–28 in overtime.
Return to college football
In 2017, Daboll returned to college football as offensive coordinator for Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide, starting February 20, 2017. Daboll helped Alabama reach the 2018 National Championship Game, where the Tide defeated the Georgia Bulldogs in overtime.
Return to the NFL
On January 14, 2018, Brian Daboll was named as the new offensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills.
Brian Daboll Career History
- William & Mary (1997)
Restrictive earnings coach
- Michigan State (1998–1999)
- New England Patriots (2000–2001)
Defensive coaching assistant
- New England Patriots (2002–2006)
Wide receivers coach
- New York Jets (2007–2008)
- Cleveland Browns (2009–2010)
- Miami Dolphins (2011)
- Kansas City Chiefs (2012)
- New England Patriots (2013)
- New England Patriots (2014–2016)
Tight ends coach
- Alabama (2017)
Co-Offensive coordinator & quarterbacks coach
- Buffalo Bills (2018–present)