Kirby Wilson

Running Backs

Experience: 21 years


Joins the Raiders for his 26th year coaching running backs, including 21 years in the NFL…Finished his one-year stint in his return to Arizona in 2018, after previously coaching in the same capacity for the Cardinals from 2004-06…Prior to his return to Arizona, spent two seasons (2016-17) with the Cleveland Browns as the run game coordinator/running backs coach…Coached running backs for the Minnesota Vikings (2014-15), Pittsburgh Steelers (2007-13) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2002-03) with Head Coach Jon Gruden…Spent one year on staff at USC as the school’s wide receivers coach in 2001…Prior to his return to the college ranks, coached running backs for the Washington Redskins (2000) and New England Patriots (1997-99)…Mentored the running bucks at Iowa State for two seasons from 1995-96…Worked as a secondary coach during his tenure at Wyoming (1993-94)…Worked two years at Southern Illinois, serving as a passing game coordinator in 1992 after coaching the linebackers in 1991…First began working with running backs during his two-year stay with Los Angeles Southwest College in his role as quarterbacks/running backs coach…Began his career at Pasadena Community College as a wide receivers coach in 1985.