Ray Perkins Coaching Tree


The College Football Coaching Tree


College Jobs

Alabama Head Coach (1983-1986)
Arkansas State Head Coach (1992)
Jones County Junior College Head Coach (2012-2013)

Pro Jobs

New York Giants Head Coach (1979-1982)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach (1987-1990)


Additional Resources


Ray Perkins Home Page


Ray Perkins Coaching Tree Roots


TREE TOP: Walter Camp via Paul “Bear” Bryant

College Roots

Paul “Bear” Bryant
Played wide receiver at Alabama under Bryant (1964-1966)

Bob Tyler
Assistant coach at Mississippi State under Tyler (1973)

Pro Roots

Don Shula
Played wide receiver for the Baltimore Colts under Shula (1967-1969)

Don McCafferty
Played wide receiver for the Baltimore Colts under McCafferty (1970-1971)

Chuck Fairbanks
Wide receivers coach of the New England Patriots under Fairbanks (1974-1977)

Tommy Prothro*
Offensive coordinator of the San Diego Chargers under Prothro (1978)

Don Coryell
Offensive coordinator of the San Diego Chargers under Coryell (1978)

Bill Parcells
Offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots under Parcells (1993-1996)

Joe Bugel
Offensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders under Bugel (1997)

Chris Palmer
Tight ends coach of the Cleveland Browns under Palmer (1999)
Running backs coach of the Cleveland Browns under Palmer (2000)

* – Prothro coached the first four games of the 1978 season, before Coryell took over as the Chargers’ head coach.


Ray Perkins Coaching Tree Branches


Bill Belichick
Cleveland Browns Head Coach (1991-1995)
New England Patriots Head Coach (2000-present)


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