Head Coaching Matchup: Jack Del Rio and Todd Bowles


*Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio and Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles

Let's take a look at the head coaching matchup between Jack Del Rio and Todd Bowles heading into this week's game between the Raiders and the Jets, presented by Hawaiian Airlines.

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio

Hometown:Hayward, Calif.

Head Coaching Record:74-75

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 was a standout catcher at the University of Southern California and was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in 1981.

New York Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles

Hometown:Elizabeth, N.J.

Head Coaching Record:12-6

Coaching Background:

1995-96Green Bay PackersScouting Assistant
1997Morehouse CollegeDef. Coord./Secondary
1998-99GramblingDef.Coord./Def. Backs
2001-03Cleveland BrownsDefensive Nickel Package
2004Cleveland BrownsSecondary
2005-07Dallas CowboysDefensive Backs
2008-11Miami DolphinsAssistant Head Coach/Secondary
2011Miami DolphinsInterim Head Coach
2012Philadelphia EaglesSecondary; Interim Defensive Coordinator
2013-14Arizona CardinalsDefensive Coordinator
2015New York JetsHead Coach

Fun Fact:Bowles (safety) and Raiders offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave (quarterback) were teammates with the San Francisco 49ers in 1991.


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