Brian Daboll

Brian Daboll
New England Patriots
Position: Tight ends coach
Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-04-14) April 14, 1975
Place of birth: Welland, Ontario
Career information
High school: Athol Springs (NY) St. Francis
College: Rochester
Career history
As coach:
Coaching stats at PFR

Brian Daboll (born April 14, 1975) is an American football coach who is the tight ends coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He is a veteran professional coach, and previously served as the offensive coordinator for the NFL's Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs.

Early years

Daboll attended Saint Francis High School in Athol Springs, New York and was a letterman in football. He attended the University of Rochester and was a letterman and two-year starter in football. Daboll graduated with a degree in economics.

Coaching career


Daboll 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 before being promoted to wide receivers coach for the Patriots in 2002. After the 2006 season, he left the Patriots to serve as the Jets' quarterbacks coach.

In 2009, Daboll joined Eric Mangini's staff in Cleveland as offensive coordinator. Under Daboll the Browns had the NFL's 32nd ranked offense in 2009 [1] and the 29th ranked offense in 2010.[2] Daboll was named Offensive Coordinator of the Miami Dolphins under Tony Sparano in 2011, with his Dolphins improving from 30th in the league to 20th in overall offense.[3] 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 2012-2013 season.[4]


  1. 2009 Cleveland Browns Offensive Statistics
  2. 2010 Cleveland Browns Offensive Statistics
  3. 2011 Miami Dolphins Offensive Statistics
  4. Yates, Field. "Patriots add Daboll to coaching staff", ESPN, 14 January 2013. Retrieved on 14 January 2013.
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