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Head Coach Joe Judge | Previous Position: New England Patriots Special Teams Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach

Judge has been part of five championship teams in the NFL and college ranks, having coached under Bill Belichick and Nick Saban. Judge was a member of the coaching staffs who won Super Bowls XLIX, LI and LIII with the Patriots and the 2009 and 2011 BCS national championships with Alabama.

Judge, who turned 38 last week, has been coaching for 15 years, including the last eight with the New England Patriots. He was the team's assistant special teams coach for three years and special teams coordinator for four. Following the 2018 season, Judge added the duties of wide receivers coach to his responsibilities.

Under Judge's guidance in 2018, Patriots special teams played a key role in winning Super Bowl LIII. In particular, the punt coverage team repeatedly pinned the Los Angeles Rams offense deep in its own territory, forcing the Rams to start three of their drives inside their own 10-yard line.

Judge began his coaching career in 2005 as a graduate assistant at Mississippi State, where he lettered three times and was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll. While at Mississippi State, Judge tutored a freshman All-SEC punter, five All-SEC linebackers and a returner who finished as the all-time SEC leader in career return yards and kickoff return yards. Judge joined the Patriots after a three-year stint at the University of Alabama as a football analyst under Saban. Judge's special teams units boasted a First-Team All-American kicker and Groza Award finalist (Leigh Tiffin, 2009), a First-Team All-American return specialist (Javier Arenas, 2009), an SEC All-Freshman team punter (Cody Mandell, 2010) and a returner who finished his career ranked second all-time in NCAA return yards (Arenas).

Judge joins a small but distinct list of NFL head coaches who cut their teeth with special teams duties: John Harbaugh (Philadelphia's special teams coordinator, 1998-2006), Marv Levy (Philadelphia's kicking teams coach, 1969; Los Angeles Rams' special teams coach, 1970; Washington's special teams coach, 1971-1972), Dick Vermeil (Los Angeles Rams' special teams coach, 1969), Mike Ditka (Dallas' special teams/receivers coach, 1973-1981), Bill Cowher (Cleveland's special teams coach, 1985-1986) and Belichick (Detroit's special teams coach, 1976; Denver's assistant special teams coach, 1978; New York Giants' special teams coach/defensive assistant, 1979-1984).

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Year Team Position
2005-07 Mississippi State Graduate Assistant
2008 Birmingham-Southern Special Teams/Linebackers Coach
2009-11 Alabama Special Teams Assistant/Football Analyst
2012-14 New England Patriots Assistant Special Teams
2015-18 New England Patriots Special Teams Coordinator
2019 New England Patriots Special Teams Coordinator/Wide Receivers

Offensive Coordinator Jason Garrett | Previous Position: Dallas Cowboys Head Coach

Garrett served nine full seasons as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 2011-19 in addition to eight games on an interim basis in 2010. In all, he compiled a record of 85-67 in the regular season and 2-3 in the postseason. He won NFC East titles in 2014, 2016 and 2018. He was selected the NFL Coach of the Year in 2016.

Garrett played quarterback in the NFL for 12 seasons, including four with the Giants from 2000-03. He served as the primary backup to Kerry Collins during the team's run to Super Bowl XXXV. He ended his career by splitting the 2004 season with Tampa Bay and Miami. In his 12 NFL seasons, Garrett started nine of the 40 regular season games in which he played.

Garrett, who played for the Cowboys from 1993-99 and was on three Super Bowl championship teams, was the first former Dallas Cowboys player to become the team's head coach. His father, Jim, was a personnel scout for the team for 21 years and served under every Super Bowl-winning head coach and ownership regime in Cowboys history. Jim Garrett was also an assistant coach for the Giants from 1970-73 and a former high school football coach in his home state of New Jersey. Born in Rutherford, Jim Garrett was a standout fullback at Utah State and bounced around on a few professional teams, including one season with the Giants in 1956.

As a player in Dallas, Garrett learned under Jimmy Johnson, who was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week. He served as a backup to Troy Aikman in offenses directed by Norv Turner and Ernie Zampese. He also played for then-Giants offensive coordinator Sean Payton, a Super Bowl-winning head coach for the Saints. Garrett finished his playing days while studying under Jon Gruden in Tampa Bay and started his coaching career with the Miami Dolphins, where he worked under Nick Saban. New Giants head coach Joe Judge also served under Saban at Alabama.

As a senior at Princeton University in 1988, Garrett was named the Ivy League's Player of the Year and honorable mention All-American. He earned his degree in history in 1989 and moved on to the NFL as an undrafted rookie free agent with the New Orleans Saints developmental squad. After being released prior to the 1990 season, he spent the fall of 1990 as an assistant coach at Princeton. In 1991, Garrett moved on to play in the World League and the Canadian Football League before joining the Cowboys practice squad in 1992.

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Year Team Position
2005-06 Miami Dolphins Quarterbacks
2007 Dallas Cowboys Offensive Coordinator
2008-10 Dallas Cowboys Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
2010 Interim Head Coach (final 8 games) Dallas Cowboys
2011-19 Dallas Cowboys Head Coach
2020-Present New York Giants Offensive Coordinator

Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Patrick Graham | Previous Position: Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator

Graham spent the 2019 season as the defensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins. He arrived in Miami with 10 years of NFL coaching experience and coached in the playoffs in eight of those seasons. He has been part of teams that won seven division titles, two conference championships and one Super Bowl (XLIX).

Graham reunites with Joe Judge, who was named the 19th head coach in Giants history last week after he spent eight seasons on Bill Belichick's coaching staff in New England. Graham coached for the Patriots from 2009-15. During that time, he served as a coaching assistant (2009), defensive assistant (2010), linebackers coach (2011, 2014-15), and defensive line coach (2012-13). In his five seasons as a position coach (2011-15), New England led the NFL in takeaways (150) and was tied for fourth in sacks (214).

Graham also returns to the Giants, for whom he coached the defensive line in the 2016 and 2017 seasons. In 2016, Graham helped the Giants become the most improved defense in the league, which propelled them to their last postseason appearance. The team allowed 158 fewer points and 1,290 fewer yards than it did in 2015. Their 17.8 points per game allowed was second in the NFL and the team's best since 2002. The Giants tied for third in the NFL in rushing yards allowed (88.6 yards per game). Defensive tackle Damon Harrison totaled 86 tackles (55 solo), the most by an NFL defensive tackle since 1996 when Buffalo's Ted Washington had 92 stops (70 solo). Harrison also earned first-team All-Pro honors.

Graham joined the New England staff following two seasons (2007-08) as a graduate assistant at Notre Dame, where he worked with the defense. He spent three seasons (2004-06) as an assistant coach at Richmond, mentoring tight ends from 2005-06 and the defensive line in 2004. Graham began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Wagner (2002-03), while he pursued an MBA with a concentration in finance. He coached the junior varsity team to an undefeated season and also served as strength and conditioning coach and academic coordinator.

Graham played collegiately at Yale, where he was a defensive lineman for the 1999 team that shared an Ivy League title with Brown. He earned his bachelor's degree in sociology with a concentration in economics and African-American studies. A native of Des Plaines, Illinois, Graham and his wife, Pamela, have two children, Morgan and Silas.

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Year Team Position
2002-03 Wagner Graduate Assistant
2004 Richmond Assistant Defensive Line
2005-06 Richmond Tight Ends
2007-08 Notre Dame Graduate Assistant
2009 New England Patriots Coaching Assistant
2010 New England Patriots Defensive Assistant
2011, 2014-15 New England Patriots Linebackers
2012-13 New England Patriots Defensive Line
2016-17 New York Giants Defensive Line
2018 Green Bay Packers Defensive Run Game Coordinator/Inside Linebackers
2019 Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator
2020-Present New York Giants Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator

Special Teams Coordinator Thomas McGaughey | Previous Position: Retained

McGaughey just completed the second season of his second stint with the Giants. He has been the team's special teams coordinator the past two seasons. McGaughey was previously a coordinator for three other NFL teams. In 2019, the Giants finished first in the NFL in kickoff return yards (1,153), fourth in punt return average (9.8), fifth in punt return yards (274) and 10th in kickoff return average (23.5). The coverage units were just as impressive. The Giants ranked first in opponent kickoff return average (18.1) and fifth in opponent punt return average (5.7). Those numbers did not go unnoticed by Judge, a longtime special teams coach. Last season, his Patriots ranked first in average starting field position and opponent average starting field position.

In 2018, Aldrick Rosas had one of the finest seasons by a kicker in Giants history. Rosas was selected to his first Pro Bowl and was named second-team All-Pro. Rosas' .970 field goal percentage is a Giants record and was just 1/100th of a percentage point behind NFL leader Robbie Gould, a former Giant. Rosas' 127 points tied Ali Haji-Sheikh (1983) for the fifth-highest total in Giants history. The then second-year kicker hit his final 19 field goal attempts, the second-longest streak in team history. Rosas kicked the longest field goal in franchise history, a 57-yarder against Chicago in MetLife Stadium. In his first season with the Giants, punter Riley Dixon set a team record with a 41.8-yard net average on 71 punts. Michael Thomas led the Giants with nine special teams tackles (six solo) and was the NFC special teams player in the Pro Bowl.

McGaughey was the Giants' assistant special teams coach from 2007-10. The Giants won Super Bowl XLII in his first season with the team. In 2008, he helped produce the Pro Bowl battery of kicker John Carney, punter/holder Jeff Feagles, and long snapper Zak DeOssie as the Giants won the NFC East. That year, Carney set a then-team record by converting 92.1 percent (35 of 38) of his field goal attempts.

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Year Team Position
2002 Kansas City Chiefs Assistant Special Teams
2003 University of Houston Special Teams Coordinator
2004 University of Houston Special Teams Coordinator/Cornerbacks
2005-06 Denver Broncos Assistant Special Teams
2007-10 New York Giants Assistant Special Teams
2011-13 LSU Special Teams Coordinator/Defensive Assistant
2014 New York Jets Special Teams Coordinator
2015 San Francisco 49ers Special Teams Coordinator
2016-17 Carolina Panthers Special Teams Coordinator
2018-Present New York Giants Special Teams Coordinator

Quarterbacks Coach Jerry Schuplinski | Previous Position: Miami Dolphins Assistant Quarterbacks Coach

Schuplinski has been part of three Super Bowl winning teams (XLIX, LI and LIII) during his six seasons (2013-18) as an NFL coach with New England. His teams won four AFC titles and advanced to the conference championship in all six years. Schuplinski spent the past three seasons (2016-18) in New England as the assistant quarterbacks coach, working closely with Tom Brady.

In 2017, Schuplinski helped Brady win the league's Most Valuable Player award for the third time in his career. Brady was the NFL's leading passer, throwing for 4,577 yards. His 32 passing touchdowns and 102.8 passer rating were both third in the league. The Patriots led the NFL in total offense, averaging 394.2 yards per game, and finished second in scoring, averaging 28.6 points per game. In Schuplinski's first season as assistant quarterbacks coach in 2016, the Patriots won Super Bowl LI. Brady was named Super Bowl MVP after he passed for 466 yards and two touchdowns in a dramatic come-frombehind overtime victory against Atlanta. Patriots quarterbacks set an NFL record with 258 pass attempts to start the season without an interception. The team threw just two interceptions all season, setting an NFL record for best touchdown to interception ratio (16.0) in a single season.

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Year Team Position
2000-01 John Carroll Running Backs/Special Teams
2002-06 Trinity High School (Ohio) Head Coach
2007-12 Case Western Reserve Linebackers/Special Teams
2013-15 New England Patriots Coaching Assistant
2016-18 New England Patriots Assistant Quarterbacks
2019 Miami Dolphins Assistant Quarterbacks
2020-Present New York Giants Quarterbacks

Offensive Line Coach Marc Colombo | Previous Position: Dallas Cowboys Offensive Line Coach

Colombo, a former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman who started 72 of the 76 games he played during his six-year run with the club, settled into the next phase of his NFL career as an assistant coach with the Cowboys in 2015. He was named the club's assistant offensive line coach in 2016, and midway through the 2018 season, he was promoted to offensive line coach. Colombo began the 2018 in his familiar role as assistant offensive line coach, but Dallas parted ways with its line coach during the bye week, promoting Colombo to lead the group on a full-time basis.

In his first season as the assistant offensive line coach (2016), Colombo worked with a unit that forged a path for the offense to finish with the second-ranked rushing attack at 149.8 yards-per-game and the league's rushing leader (Ezekiel Elliott, 1,631 yards). The line saw three players start all 16 games (Freder- ick, Martin and Doug Free), with T. Smith, Frederick and Martin all finishing the season as first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowl selections.

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Year Team Position
2014 Dallas Cowboys Personnel Assistant
2015 Dallas Cowboys Assistant
2016-17 Dallas Cowboys Assistant Offensive Line
2018-19 Dallas Cowboys Offensive Line (Promoted midway through 2018 season)
2020-Present New York Giants Offensive Line

Assistant Offensive Line Coach Ben Wilkerson | Previous Position: Retained

Despite a changing cast of linemen in 2018, the offensive line helped rookie Saquon Barkley lead the NFL with 2,028 yards from scrimmage. Eli Manning also three for 21 touchdown passes against just 11 interceptions, his lowest total in 10 years.

Wilkerson started 41 games at center for LSU over the course of four seasons (2001-04), as the Tigers compiled a 33-8 record during his career. As a senior, he was a co-recipient of the Rimington Trophy, awarded to the top center in college football. During his junior season, the Tigers captured the BCS National Championship as Wilkerson started all 14 games and was one of six finalists for the Rimington Trophy

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Year Team Position
2010 LSU Graduate Assistant
2011 LSU Offensive Administrative Assistant
2012-13 Grambling State Offensive Line
2015-17 Chicago Bears Assistant Offensive Line
2018-Present New York Giants Assistant Offensive Line

Running Backs Coach Burton Burns | Previous Position: Alabama Assistant Athletics Director

Prior to serving as the assistant athletics director for football, he served as the associate head coach and running backs coach for 11 seasons (2007-17). Over 20 seasons as a college assistant, Burns has produced versatile running backs who have been effective in every phase of the game. His players have proven to be equally effective on the ground and in the passing game. Few in college football can say they have coached a Heisman Trophy finalist, but Burns can claim a trio dating back to the 2009 season, including the 2009 recipient Mark Ingram, 2011 finalist Trent Richardson and 2015 winner Derrick Henry.

Under Burns' guidance in 2009, Ingram was awarded Alabama's first Heisman Trophy and earned unanimous All-America honors. Ingram set the school's single-season rushing record with 1,658 yards and 17 touchdowns while adding 32 receptions for 334 yards and three scores. Richardson, a true freshman, was the team's second-leading rusher (642 yards, 6 TD) and was a Freshman All-SEC selection. In the BCS National Championship Game against Texas, Ingram and Richardson both rushed for 100-plus yards to help lead Alabama to the school's 13th national title.

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Year Team Position
1981-85 Southern University Assistant
1994-1998 Tulane Assistant
1999-2006 Clemson Running Backs
2007-17 Alabama Associate Head Coach/Running Backs
2018 Alabama Assistant Athletics Director
2020-Present New York Giants Running Backs

Tight Ends Coach Freddie Kitchens | Previous Position: Cleveland Browns Head Coach

An assistant coach for 20 years on the college and professional levels prior to being named the Browns' 17th full-time head coach, Kitchens had the opportunity to learn and coach with some of the best to coach the game of football. Kitchens was a graduate assistant at LSU in 2000 under head coach Nick Saban and later broke into the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys in 2006 under Pro Football Hall of Fame head coach Bill Parcells. Kitchens was one of six assistants on that 2006 Cowboys staff who went on to become an NFL head coach (Anthony Lynn, Todd Haley, Tony Sparano, Mike Zimmer and Todd Bowles).

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Year Team Position
1999 Glenville State College Offensive Assistant
2000 LSU Graduate Assistant
2001-03 North Texas University Running Backs
2004 Mississippi State Tight Ends
2005 Mississippi State Running Backs
2006 Dallas Cowboys Tight Ends
2007-12 Arizona Cardinals Tight Ends
2013-16 Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks
2017 Arizona Cardinals Running Backs
2018 Cleveland Browns Running Backs/Associate Head Coach (first 8 games)
2019 Cleveland Browns Head Coach
2020-Present New York Giants Tight Ends

Wide Receivers Coach Tyke Tolbert | Previous Position: Retained

In 2019, Tolbert's receivers helped Daniel Jones lead all NFL rookies in touchdown passes and break nearly every franchise rookie passing record, most of which had stood since 1948. Darius Slayton, a fifth-round draft choice, tied A.J. Brown for most touchdown catches (eight) by a rookie last season.

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Year Team Position
1994 LSU Graduate Assistant
1994 Northeast Louisiana University Graduate Assistant
1995 Ohio University Wide Receivers
1995-97 Northeast Louisiana University Tight Ends
1998 Auburn Tight Ends
1999-2001 Louisiana-Lafayette Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coordinator
2002 Florida Tight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator
2003 Arizona Cardinals Wide Receivers
2004-09 Buffalo Bills Wide Receivers
2010 Carolina Panthers Wide Receivers
2011-17 Denver Broncos Wide Receivers
2018-Present New York Giants Wide Receivers

Senior Offensive Assistant Derek Dooley | Previous Position: Missouri Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach

In his first year with Mizzou, Dooley's offense - which scored the second-most points in Mizzou history in a 13-game season (fifth-most overall) - was a major reason behind the team's success that led to an eight-win season and a berth in the 2018 AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Prior to joining Mizzou, Dooley was part of record-setting offenses all throughout his 20-year coaching career – including six years of collegiate head coaching experience.

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Year Team Position
1996 Georgia Graduate Assistant
1997-99 SMU Wide Receivers/Co-Recruiting Coordinator
2000-02 LSU Tight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator
2003 LSU Running Backs/Special Teams Coordinator
2004 LSU Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs/Special Teams Coordinator
2005-06 Miami Dolphins Tight Ends
2007-09 Louisiana Tech Head Coach
2010-12 Tennessee Head Coach
2013-17 Dallas Cowboys Wide Receivers
2018-19 Missouri Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

Offensive Assistant Stephen Brown | Previous Position: Dallas Cowboys Offensive Assistant/Running Backs Coach

The Dallas Cowboys hired Stephen Brown as an offensive assistant prior to the 2016 season to work with Coach Gary Brown and the running backs in the coordination of the running game, while also serving as a point person for Head Coach Jason Garrett on research projects and day-to-day operations. Brown worked with a running backs group that saw Ezekiel Elliott take home the 2018 and 2019 NFL rushing titles.

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Year Team Position
2006-08 Tennessee Assistant
2009-12 Syracuse Quality Control/Recruiting Coordinator
2013-14 Buffalo Bills Assistant to the Head Coach/Special Teams Assistant
2016-2019 Dallas Cowboys Offensive Assistant/Running Backs
2020-Present New York Giants Offensive Assistant

Offensive Quality Control Coach Bobby Blick | Previous Position: New York Giants Defensive Assistant

Blick assisted defensive coordinators Steve Spagnuolo and James Bettcher the last three years and now moves to the offense as quality control coach under Garrett. Blick came to the Giants from the Army West Point Football staff, where he was the director of player personnel in 2016. Prior his arrival at West Point, Blick served as special teams coordinator and director of recruiting at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala.

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Year Team Position
2008-10 N.C. State Offensive Graduate Assistant
2011-13 Elon University Tight Ends/Running Backs
2014 Samford Tight Ends/Slot Receivers
2015 Samford Special Teams/Recruiting Coordinator
2016 Army Director of Player Personnel
2017-19 New York Giants Defensive Assistant
2020-Present New York Giants Offensive Quality Control

Outside Linebackers Coach/Senior Assistant Bret Bielema | Previous Position: New England Patriots Defensive Line Coach

Prior to joining New England, Bielema was head coach at Arkansas from 2013-17 and head coach at Wisconsin from 2006-12. During his tenure as a head coach, Bielema coached his teams to three conference titles and coached future Patriots James White and Deatrich Wise and NFL stars including J.J. Watt, Russell Wilson and Joe Thomas.

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Year Team Position
1994-95 Iowa Graduate Assistant
1996-2001 Iowa Linebackers
2002-03 Kansas State Co-Defensive Coordinator
2004-05 Wisconsin Defensive Coordinator
2006-12 Wisconsin Head Coach
2013-17 Arkansas Head Coach
2018 New England Patriots Consultant to the Head Coach
2019 New England Patriots Defensive Line
2020-Present New York Giants Outside Linebackers Coach/Senior Assistant

Defensive Line Coach Sean Spencer | Previous Position: Penn State Associate Head Coach/Run Game Coordinator/Defensive line

Spencer just completed his sixth season as the Nittany Lions' defensive line coach and fourth as the run game coordinator. He added the title of associate head coach in 2018.

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Year Team Position
1996-97 Shippensburg Running Backs
1998-2000 Trinity College Running Backs/Passing Game Coordinator/Defensive Line
2001-03 Massachusetts Defensive Line
2004 Holy Cross Defensive Line
2005 Villanova Linebackers
2006 Hofstra Defensive Line
2007-08 Massachusetts Defensive Line/Special Teams Coordinator
2009-10 Bowling Green Defensive Line
2011-13 Vanderbilt Defensive Line
2014-17 Penn State Defensive Line
2018-19 Penn State Associate Head Coach/Run Game Coordinator/Defensive line
2020-Present New York Giants Defensive Line

Inside Linebackers Coach Kevin Sherrer | Previous Position: Tennessee Special Teams Coordinator/Inside Linebackers Coach

Sherrer has coached six linebackers selected in the NFL Draft in the last six years. He has won two national championships and three SEC championships. In his first season on Rocky Top, Sherrer helped a UT defense improve 74 spots from 2017 to 2018 in run defense and 45 spots in third down defense.

Prior to arriving in Knoxville, Sherrer spent the previous four seasons as the outside linebackers coach at Georgia, where he helped lead the Bulldogs to the SEC Championship and College Football Playoff National Championship game in 2017. He also was the defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach at South Alabama in 2013 and served as the director of player development at Alabama from 2010-12.

Sherrer was a three-year letterwinner at tight end at Alabama from 1993-95 and was an accomplished high school assistant coach in the state.

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Year Team Position
1996-1997 Tuscaloosa County High School Assistant
2001-04 Spain Park High School Assistant
2005-09 Hoover High School Assistant
2010-12 Alabama Director of Player Development
2013 South Alabama Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs
2014-17 Georgia Outside Linebackers
2018 Tennessee Co-Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers
2019 Tennessee Special Teams Coordinator/Inside Linebackers
2020 New York Giants Inside Linebackers

Defensive Backs Coach Jerome Henderson | Previous Position: Atlanta Falcons Defensive Passing Game Coordinator/Secondary

Jerome Henderson comes off four seasons as the Falcons defensive passing game coordinator/secondary coach. In Henderson's first year with the Falcons in 2016, he helped coach a young defense that ended the season ranked in the top five in interceptions returned for touchdowns (three). Also, the team's 279 interception return yards ranked third in the NFL last season. The Falcons defense also recorded 89 passes defensed in 2016, which also ranked third in the league. Before coming to Atlanta, Henderson spent four seasons as the Dallas Cowboys secondary coach.

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Year Team Position
2006 New York Jets Director of Player Development
2007 New York Jets Assistant Defensive Backs/Director of Player Development
2008 New York Jets Defensive Backs
2009-11 Cleveland Browns Defensive Backs
2012-15 Dallas Cowboys Defensive Backs
2016-19 Atlanta Falcons Defensive Passing Game Coordinator/Secondary
2020-Present New York Giants Defensive Backs

Assistant Defensive Backs Coach Anthony Blevins | Previous Position: New York Giants Assistant Special Teams Coach

In Blevins' first season as Thomas McGaughey's assistant, the Giants' special teams were extremely productive. Aldrick Rosas had one of the finest seasons by a kicker in Giants history. Rosas was selected to his first Pro Bowl and was named second-team All-Pro after making 32 of 33 field goal attempts and 31 of 32 extra point tries. Rosas' .970 field goal percentage was a Giants record, and was just 1/100th of a percentage point behind NFL leader Robbie Gould, a former Giant. Rosas' 127 points tied Ali Haji-Sheikh (1983) for the fifth-highest total in Giants history. The then second-year kicker hit his final 19 field goal attempts, the second-longest streak in Giants history. And on Dec. 2, Rosas kicked the longest field goal in Giants history, a 57-yarder against Chicago in MetLife Stadium. In his first season with the Giants, punter Riley Dixon set a franchise record with a 41.8-yard net average on 71 punts. Michael Thomas led the Giants with nine special teams tackles (six solo) and was the NFC special teams player in the Pro Bowl. It was Thomas' first Pro Bowl selection.

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Year Team Position
2005-07 Mississippi State Graduate Assistant
2008 University of Tennessee at Martin Cornerbacks/Recruiting Coordinator
2009-11 Tennessee State Special Teams/Cornerbacks
2012 Alabama at Birmingham Cornerbacks
2013-17 Arizona Cardinals Coaching Assistant/Special Teams
2018-2019 New York Giants Assistant Special Teams
2020-Present New York Giants Assistant Defensive Backs

Defensive Quality Control Coach Mike Treier | Previous Position: Marshall Safeties Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Treier comes off five seasons as Marshall's safeties coach and recruiting coordinator. He coached Marshall's defensive backs in 2018 after serving as the defensive analyst a year prior. He mentored Chris Jackson, who was a second-team All-Conference USA pick in addition to Steven Gilmore, who was named to the league's All-Freshman team. Jackson was also an all-rookie pick in 2016 and an honorable mention selection as sophomore. It was his second stint in Huntington, after serving as a graduate assistant in 2014-15, before moving on to UT-Martin, where he was the Skyhawks' co-defensive coordinator/secondary coach in 2016.

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Year Team Position
2014-15 Marshall Graduate Assistant
2016 Tennessee at Martin Co-Defensive Coordinator/Secondary
2017 Marshall Defensive Analyst
2018 Marshall Defensive Backs
2019 Marshall Safeties/Recruiting Coordinator
2020-Present New York Giants Defensive Quality Control

Defensive Assistant Jody Wright | Previous Position: Cleveland Browns Offensive Assistant

Before Cleveland, he spent the 14 years working on the collegiate level. Wright was the offensive line and assistant head coach at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2018. He was also the running backs coach at UAB in 2014. As running backs coach, Wright helped guide Jordan Howard, who set numerous school records including the single-season rushing (1,587) and rushing touchdowns (13) records. He had two stints at the University of Alabama. Wright was the director of player personnel from 2015-17 and graduate assistant/offensive analyst from 2010-12. He also acted as the passing game coordinator/tight ends coach at Jacksonville State in 2013 and the graduate assistant/ coordinator of football operations at Mississippi State from 2005-09. Wright graduated from Jacksonville State in 2004 and earned his master's degree from Mississippi State in 2009. He hails from Alabama and was a two-time all-state running back at Pickens Academy (Carrollton, Ala.) in high school, where he helped the school to three state titles.

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Year Team Position
2005-09 Mississippi State Graduate Assistant/Coordinator of Football Operations
2010-12 Alabama Graduate Assistant/Offensive Analyst
2013 Jacksonville State Passing Game Coordinator/Tight Ends
2014 UAB Running Backs
2015-17 Alabama Director of Player Personnel
2018 UAB Offensive Lines/Assistant Head Coach
2019 Cleveland Browns Offensive Assistant
2020-Present New York Giants Defensive Assistant

Assistant Special Teams Coach Tom Quinn | Previous Position: Retained

Quinn is in his 15th consecutive season as a member of the Giants' coaching staff. For the third year in a row he is an assistant special teams coach, the position he held in his first season with the team in 2006. In 2007, Quinn became the Giants' special teams coordinator, a position he held through the 2017 season.

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Year Team Position
1991 Davidson College Linebackers
1992-94 James Madison Special Teams/Recruiting Coordinator
1995 Boston University Defensive Coordinator
1996-98 College of the Holy Cross Defensive Coordinator
1999-2001 San Jose State Linebackers/Tight Ends/Special Teams
2002-03 Stanford Special Teams/Tight Ends
2004-05 Stanford Special Teams/Outside Linebackers
2006 New York Giants Assistant Special Teams
2007-17 New York Giants Special Teams Coordinator
2018-Present New York Giants Assistant Special Teams
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