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Peter Sirmon (born February 18, 1977 in Wenatchee, Washington) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was drafted in the 2000 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans and played for them for his entire career from 2000 to 2006. Sirmon played college football at the University of Oregon, and high school football at Walla Walla High School, where he played quarterback and safety.

Peter Sirmon
Current position
TitleCo-Defensive Coordinator, Associate Head Coach, Inside Linebackers Coach
TeamCal
ConferencePac-12
Biographical details
Born (1977-02-18) February 18, 1977 (age 42)
Wenatchee, Washington
Playing career
1996–1999Oregon
2000–2006Tennessee Titans
Position(s)Linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2008Central Washington (LB)
2009Oregon (GA)
2010Tennessee (GA)
2011Tennessee (LB)
2012Washington (LB)
2013Washington (LB/RC)
2014–2015USC (AHC/LB/RC)
2016Mississippi St. (DC/LB)
2017Louisville (DC/OLB)
2018 California (AHC/ILB)
2019-present California(co-DC/AHC/ILB)

In 2008, Sirmon became the linebackers coach at Central Washington. He was the linebackers coach at the University of Tennessee under head coach Derek Dooley in 2010 and 2011, and was also the linebackers coach at the University of Washington.[1] He was brought in by Steve Sarkisian as his linebackers coach when he was hired by the University of Southern California.[2]

On January 12, 2016, Peter Sirmon became the new defensive coordinator at Mississippi State.[3]


In January 2017, Mississippi State hired Todd Grantham as defensive coordinator. Simon moved to the University of California at Berkeley, where he is the Bears' Inside Linebackers coach. [4]

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