Tampa Bay Hires Jerry Glanville To Be Defensive Coordinator

Jerry Glanville



Head coach of the Tampa Bay XFL team Marc Trestman named Jerry Glanville defensive coordinator on Tuesday.

Glanville has coached all levels of football recently he was the defensive coordinator of the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He coached many of seasons in the NFL as an assistant and a head coach. From 1985 to 1989 he was the head coach of the Houston Oilers. The Oilers made three playoffs appearances in Glanville’s time there. In five season with the Oilers, Glanville went 33-32 and 2-3 in the playoffs.

Glanville became the coach of the Atlanta Falcons in 1990; he was the defensive coordinator for the Falcons in the early 1980s. In Atlanta, he coached four seasons going 27-37 and 1-1 in the playoffs. After the 1993 season, Glanville did not coach in the NFL. He finished with a record of 63-73.

After his time with the Falcons, Glanville moved on to be the defensive coordinator at the University of Hawaii. He coached there for two seasons. Portland State bought in Jerry Glanville to be the head coach, but  Glanville resigned after going 9-24 there. 

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