John Morton

Senior Offensive Assistant

College: Western Michigan

Hometown: Auburn Hills, Mich.

Experience: 17 years


Enters his 17th season as an NFL coach and ninth with the Silver and Black…Most recently worked with the New York Jets in 2017 as the club’s offensive coordinator…In his second stint with the New Orleans Saints, worked as the team’s wide receivers coach from 2015-16, after working as an offensive assistant/passing game coach in 2006…Coached for the San Francisco 49ers as a wide receivers coach for four seasons (2011-14)…At USC, was offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach for his final two years (2009-10) with the program after beginning as a passing game coordinator/wide receiver coach for his first two years (2007-08) with the Trojans…Had a one-year stint with the San Diego Chargers in 2005 as a passing game/wide receivers coach…Began his coaching career with the Oakland Raiders, spending eight years (1997-2004) with the club…Elevated to tight ends coach for his final year with the Raiders in 2004, after serving as senior offensive assistant from 2002-03…Worked as an offensive quality control/ wide receivers coach for the club from 2000-01, and as an offensive assistant and wide receivers coach the previous two years (1998-99) as part of Head Coach Jon Gruden’s staff…Began in the personnel department with the Raiders in 1997 during his inaugural year in the NFL.