Austin Patrick King (born April 11, 1981) is an American assistant offensive line coach for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. Prior to his coaching career, he was a center in the NFL.

Austin King
Chicago Bears
Position:Assistant offensive line coach
Personal information
Born: (1981-04-11) April 11, 1981 (age 41)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:288 lb (131 kg)
Career information
High school:Cincinnati (OH) Purcell Marian
College:Northwestern
NFL Draft:2003 / Round: 4 / Pick: 133
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career NFL statistics
Games Played:34
Games Started:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Playing careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3 in
(1.91 m)
299 lb
(136 kg)
31 in
(0.79 m)
9 58 5.57 s 1.81 s 3.12 s 4.73 s 7.99 s 28 in
(0.71 m)
8 ft 10 in
(2.69 m)
20 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[1]

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected him the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft.[2] Following his rookie season, he played the majority of his career with the Atlanta Falcons.[3]

Coaching careerEdit

After beginning at Toledo as a quality control coach and working his way up to offensive coordinator at Dayton where he led a record setting offense in 2019, he was hired as a quality control coach by the Raiders on February 5, 2020.[4] In February 2021, he was promoted to tight ends coach.[5] He was not retained by new Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels and was hired to be the assistant offensive line coach under new Chicago Bears head coach Matt Eberflus on February 7, 2022.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Austin King, Northwestern, C, 2003 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com.
  2. ^ Cobb, Mike (28 April 2003). "Bucs address offensive line on day 2". Lakeland Ledger. p. C1. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Austin King Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved February 6, 2020.
  4. ^ "Las Vegas Raiders announce hiring of Rod Marinelli and Austin King". Raiders.com. February 5, 2020.
  5. ^ Simmons, Myles (February 10, 2021). "Report: Raiders promoting Austin King to tight ends coach". Pro Football Talk.
  6. ^ Mayer, Larry (February 7, 2022). "Bears hire King as assistant offensive line coach". ChicagoBears.com. Retrieved February 7, 2022.

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