Bill Lazor

Bill Lazor

Waist-up photograph shot from a high angle of Lazor on a football sideline wearing a white polo shirt with a Nike logo, tan pants and a headset and holding a play sheet in his left hand and a marker in his right

Lazor coaching for Virginia
Cincinnati Bengals
Position: Quarterbacks coach
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-06-14) June 14, 1972
Place of birth: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Career information
High school: Scranton (PA) Central
College: Cornell
Career history
As coach:
Coaching stats at PFR

William V. Lazor (born June 14, 1972) is an American football coach and former college player who is the quarterbacks coach for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). Lazor has previously served as the quarterbacks coach for the Washington Redskins, Seattle Seahawks, and Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football as a quarterback for Cornell University from 1991 to 1993.

Playing career

Lazor played football at Cornell before graduating in 1994. He was a three-year starting quarterback and graduated with 26 passing and total offensive program records.

Coaching career

Atlanta Falcons

Lazor entered the NFL coaching ranks in 2003 under head coach Dan Reeves as the Atlanta Falcons offensive quality control coach.

Washington Redskins

Lazor spent four seasons with the Washington Redskins, two of which were spent as the quarterbacks coach for legendary head coach Joe Gibbs. During the 2004 and 2005 seasons, Lazor served as an offensive assistant.

Seattle Seahawks

Lazor coached quarterbacks for two seasons with the Seattle Seahawks under head coaches Mike Holmgren and Jim Mora, Jr.

University of Virginia

On January 28, 2010, Lazor was officially announced as the new offensive coordinator of the University of Virginia Cavaliers.[1]

Philadelphia Eagles

On January 29, 2013, Lazor accepted a position with the Philadelphia Eagles as the quarterbacks coach, coaching alongside Chip Kelly.

Miami Dolphins

On January 15, 2014, Lazor was named offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins. He was fired on November 30, 2015.

Cincinnati Bengals

On January 18, 2016, Lazor was named quarterback coach for the Cincinnati Bengals, replacing recently promoted Ken Zampese.[2]

Personal life

Lazor earned his bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell in 1994. He is married to wife Nicole, with whom he has a son, Nolan, and two daughters, Marin and Charlotte.


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