|Team Jacksonville Jaguars||Name Robert Saleh|
|College Northern Michigan University|
Place of birth Dearborn, Michigan
Date of birth (1979-01-31) January 31, 1979 (age 42)
Dc robert saleh analyzes 49ers defensive personnel
Robert Saleh (born January 31, 1979) is an American football coach who is the defensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers. He has previously coached linebackers for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL).
- Dc robert saleh analyzes 49ers defensive personnel
- Should 49ers Fire Defensive Coordinator Robert Saleh?
- Early years
- Coaching career
- Personal life
Should 49ers Fire Defensive Coordinator Robert Saleh?
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) and the University of Georgia (2005).
In 2005, Saleh interned with the Houston Texans, working with the defense. In February 2006, he was hired to Gary Kubiak’s staff as a Defensive Quality Control Coach under Defensive coordinator Richard Smith. In January 2009, he was promoted to Assistant Linebackers Coach. In February 2011, Saleh was hired as the Defensive Quality Control Coach for the Seattle Seahawks. He spent three seasons with the Seahawks, including their 2013 championship season when they defeated the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII.
Following the Seahawks’ championship, Saleh was named Linebackers Coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Saleh and his wife, Sanaa, have four sons and one daughter. Following the Super Bowl victory, Saleh’s hometown of Dearborn honored him with a key to the city and a proclamation for his achievements.