Head Coaching Matchup: Jack Del Rio and Mike Mularkey


Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio and Titans Interim Head Coach Mike Mularkey

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio

Hometown:Hayward, Calif.

Head Coaching Record:75-78

Coaching Background:

1997New Orleans SaintsAssistant Strength Coach
1998New Orleans SaintsLinebackers
1999-2001Baltimore RavensLinebackers
2002Carolina PanthersDefensive Coordinator
2003-11Jacksonville JaguarsHead Coach
2012-14Denver BroncosDefensive Coordinator
2013 (Wks. 10-13)Denver BroncosInterim Head Coach
2015Oakland RaidersHead Coach

Fun Fact:Head Coach Del Rio (linebacker) and Titans defensive coordinator Ray Horton (safety) were teammates with the Dallas Cowboys from 1989-1991.

Tennessee Titans Interim Head Coach Mike Mularkey

Hometown:Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Head Coaching Record:17-34

Coaching Background:

1993Concordia CollegeOffensive Line
1994Tampa Bay BuccaneersQuality Control
1995Tampa Bay BuccaneersTight Ends
1996-2000Pittsburgh SteelersTight Ends
2001-03Pittsburgh SteelersOffensive Coordinator
2004-05Buffalo BillsHead Coach
2006Miami DolphinsOffensive Coordinator
2007Miami DolphinsTight Ends
2008-11Atlanta FalconsOffensive Coordinator
2012Jacksonville JaguarsHead Coach
2014Tennessee TitansTight Ends
2015Tennessee TitansAsst. Head Coach/TEs
2015Tennessee TitansInterim Head Coach

Fun Fact:Mularkey was drafted in the 9th round (No. 229 overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers, playing nine years in the NFL, making 42 career starts at tight end.

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