What Teams Has Raheem Morris Coached So Far?
Raheem Morris has coached been a coach to 4 NFL teams and 3 college football teams. His coaching career started with Hofstra (1998) and he is currently with Los Angeles Rams as a Defensive coordinator.
Raheem Morris Career History As A Coach
Morris earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Hofstra University in 1998 after playing safety from 1994 to 1997. As a graduate assistant coach at Hofstra University, he began his collegiate coaching career the same year, where he was in charge of the offensive scout squad, as well as preparing scouting reports, breaking down video, and handling computer input and analysis.
Defensive coordinator and special teams assistant at Cornell University was his first job. Following his release from the military in 1999, he returned to Hofstra to serve as the team’s defensive backs trainer. While with the New York Jets in 2001, he served as a defensive minority intern.
Morris was hired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as their defensive quality control coach prior to the 2002 season when he led the team to a top-ranked defense and a first-ever Super Bowl victory over the Oakland Raiders.
In 2003, he was promoted to the position of defensive assistant for the team. He served as an assistant defensive backs coach from 2004 to 2005. After that, he became the defensive coordinator at Kansas State.
In 2006, Morris served as the defensive coordinator for Ron Prince’s Kansas State Wildcats team. He made significant contributions to the defense’s overall performance, score defense, and pass defense. When the Wildcats beat Texas, he was a big part of it.
As of January 11, 2012, Morris was the defensive backs coach for the Washington Redskins.
Morris was named Atlanta Falcons associate head coach/defensive backs on January 26, 2015. Previously the defensive backs coach, Morris changed jobs on January 25, 2016.
Morris and the Falcons made it to Super Bowl LI in February 2017 against the New England Patriots. The Falcons lost in overtime, 34–28, to the Patriots in the Super Bowl.
Los Angeles Rams
Los Angeles Rams hired Morris on January 21, 2021, to replace Brandon Staley as defensive coordinator under head coach Sean McVay, who left to take over as head coach of the Chargers.