Jack Burns (American football coach)

Jack Burns
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1949-01-03) January 3, 1949
Tampa, Florida
Alma mater University of Florida
Playing career
1967–1970 Florida
Position(s) Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978 Vanderbilt (assistant)
1979−1980 Auburn (WR)
1983 Tampa Bay Bandits (WR)
1985–1988 Louisville (OC)
1989–1991 Washington Redskins (OA/WR)
1992–1993 Minnesota Vikings (OC/QB)
1997–1998 Atlanta Falcons (QB)
1999 Atlanta Falcons (pass game)
2000 Atlanta Falcons (WR)
2001–2002 Atlanta Falcons (QB)
2004 Washington Redskins (QB)
2005–2007 Washington Redskins (OA)

Jack Charles Burns (born January 3, 1949) is a former American football coach whose career spanned 30 years at both the collegiate and professional levels. He served as an assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons, including stints with the Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons. Burns was the offensive coordinator for the Vikings from 1992 to 1993 and part of the Redskins' 1991 Super Bowl championship team. At the college level, he most notably served as offensive coordinator at the University of Louisville under Howard Schnellenberger from 1985 until 1988.

He is the uncle of MLB player Billy Burns (baseball).

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