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Robert Saleh

Robert Saleh
Current position
Title Linebackers coach
Team Jacksonville Jaguars
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-01-31) January 31, 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Dearborn, Michigan
Career information
College Northern Michigan University
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
2002–2003 Michigan State (Assistant)
2004 Central Michigan (Assistant)
2005 Georgia (Assistant)
2005 Houston Texans (Defensive Intern)
2006–2008 Houston Texans (Defensive Quality Control)
2009–2010 Houston Texans (Assistant Linebackers)
2011–2013 Seattle Seahawks (Defensive Quality Control)
2014–Present Jacksonville Jaguars (Linebackers)

Robert Saleh (born January 31, 1979) is an American Football coach. He is currently the Linebackers Coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.[1][2][3]

Early Years

Saleh was born in Dearborn, Michigan and is a 1997 graduate of Fordson High School.[1][3] He attended Northern Michigan University, where he was a four-year starter and an all-conference tight end.[1][4]

Coaching career

Saleh began his coaching career at the collegiate level in 2002. He spent four years working as a Defensive Assistant with Michigan State University (2002–03), Central Michigan University (2004)[4] and the University of Georgia (2005).[1]

In 2005 Saleh interned with the Houston Texans, working with the defense.[5] In February 2006 he was hired to Gary Kubiak’s staff as a Defensive Quality Control Coach under Defensive Coordinator Richard Smith.[5][6][7] In January 2009 he was promoted to Assistant Linebackers Coach.[8][9] In February 2011, Saleh was hired as the Defensive quality Control Coach for the Seattle Seahawks.[10] He spent three seasons with the Seahawks, including their 2013 championship season when they defeated the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII.[3]

Following the Seahawks’ championship, Saleh was named Linebackers Coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars.[1][2]

Personal life

Saleh and his wife, Sanaa, have three sons.[2] Following the Super Bowl Victory Saleh’s hometown of Dearborn honored him with a key to the city and a proclamation for his achievements.[3]