Dwayne Stukes

Dwayne Stukes (born January 24, 1977) is an American football coach and former defensive back. He is currently a defensive assistant special teams coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars [1]of the National Football League. [2] He was previously an assistant special teams coach for the Chicago Bears. He also served as special teams coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Following a 4–12 record for the 2011 season, Raheem Morris and his entire coaching staff were fired.

Dwayne Stukes
Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Defensive Assistant
Personal information
Born: (1977-01-24) January 24, 1977 (age 43)
Portsmouth, Virginia
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College:Virginia
Undrafted:2000
Career history
As player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Professional playing careerEdit

Stukes was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He played college football at Virginia.[3] He spent parts of four seasons in the NFL from 2000-2003 as a member of the Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[4] Stukes also played in NFL Europe on the Berlin Thunder (2001-2002) and in the Arena Football League on the Colorado Crush).[5]

Coaching careerEdit

Stukes was hired by the Jacksonville Jaguars as a defensive assistant on February 21, 2019.[6] Stukes assumed Jason Rebrovich's defensive line coaching duties for team's week 11 game in 2020 against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to Rebrovich missing the game for COVID-19 pandemic protocols.[7]

PersonalEdit

Stukes and his wife, Lori have three children two daughters and a son.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alper, Josh (February 21, 2019). "Jaguars add Dwayne Stukes to coaching staff". ProFootballTalk. Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  2. ^ Alex Marvez [@alexmarvez] (January 21, 2016). "Source tells @NFLonFOX that @Giants have hired Dwayne Stukes as assistant special teams coach. Stukes last with @ChicagoBears in 2014" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ "Dwayne Stukes College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  4. ^ "Dwayne Stukes, ,". CBSSports.com. Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  5. ^ Mayer, Larry (January 28, 2013). "Chris Harris back with Bears as defensive assistant". Chicago Bears. Archived from the original on January 30, 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
  6. ^ Fryburger, Jackson (February 21, 2019). "Jaguars hire Dwayne Stukes as defensive assistant". USAToday.com. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  7. ^ Reid, John (November 22, 2020). "Jaguars coach Doug Marrone unsure about his starting QB for this upcoming week". Jacksonville.com. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  8. ^ "Dwayne Stukes". www.jaguars.com. Retrieved April 27, 2020.

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