MIKE SMITH

MIKE SMITH
Atlanta Falcons

  • (3) TIMES SPORTING NEWS NFL COACH OF THE YEAR - 2008,2010,2012
  • 2008 ASSOCIATED PRESS NFL COACH OF THE YEAR
  • WINNINGEST COACH IN FALCONS FRANCHISE HISTORY
  • FIRST FALCONS COACH TO HAVE BACK TO BACK WINNING SEASONS IN THE FRANCHISE'S 50 YEAR HISTORY, THIS INCLUDED (5) WINNING SEASONS IN A ROW AND (4) PLAYOFF APPEARANCES
  • TWICE IN 7 YEARS HIS FALCONS HAD THE BEST RECORD  IN THE NFC AND HAD THE BEST RECORD IN THE NFL IN 2012
  • WON 2 NFC SOUTH TITLES
  • HIS 2012 FALCON TEAM IS THE LEAST PENALIZED TEAM IN NFL HISTORY. (HIS 2010 TEAM IS 3RD)
  • EARNED HIS 50TH WIN THE 3RD FASTEST IN LEAGUE HISTORY.

 


 

Mike Smith's record versus the following coaches that have coached in Super Bowls:

4-1  vs   LOVIE SMITH
3-1  vs   PETE CARROLL
5-2  vs   JOHN FOX
2-1  vs   MIKE SHANNAHAN
2-1  vs   KEN WHISENHUNT
1-0  vs   JEFF FISHER
1-1  vs   JOHN HARBAUGH
1-1  vs   JON GRUDEN
 

 

Mike Smith's (66) wins in his first seven years are more regular season wins
than the following coaches won in their first seven years.

JEFF   FISHER 64
TONY DUNGY 64
BILL PARCELLS 64
JOHN FOX 63
LOVIE SMITH 63
TOM COUGHLIN 62
JON GRUDEN 62
JIMMY JOHNSON 61
MIKE SHANNAHAN 61
DICK VERMEIL 56
PETE CARROLL 54
BILL BELICHICK 52
KEN WHISENHUNT 47
   

All of the above coaches got rehired as Head Coaches at least a second time in the NFL and 9 of the 13 led

their teams to the Super Bowl the second time they were hired.

Coaching History

2016-Present Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator
2008-2014 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach
2003-2007 Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive Coordinator
2002 Baltimore Ravens Linebackers
1999-2001 Baltimore Ravens Defensive Assistant/Defensive Line
1996-1998 Tennessee Tech Defensive Coordinator
1988-1995 Tennessee Tech Special Teams Coordinator
1987 Tennessee Tech Defensive Line
1986 Morehead State Defensive Line
1983-1985 San Diego State Linebackers
1982 San Diego State Graduate Assistant

 

 

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