Steve Dunlap

Steve Dunlap (born February 4, 1954) was the assistant head coach and Special Teams Coordinator for the West Virginia Mountaineers football team. Dunlap had been with the Mountaineers on and off throughout his 33-year coaching career on the defensive side of the football. Dunlap has served on the staff of 16 bowl teams and coached in the 1988 National Championship Game. His 1996 West Virginia Mountaineers football team defense was ranked #1 in the nation.

Steve Dunlap
Current position
Annual salary$214,740[1]
Biographical details
Born (1954-02-04) February 4, 1954 (age 66)
Hurricane, West Virginia
Playing career
1973–1975West Virginia
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978–1981West Virginia (grad assist)
1982–1983Navy (Def line)
1984–1986West Virginia (linebackers)
1987–1992West Virginia (Def backs)
1992–2000West Virginia (Def Coord)
2001–2005Syracuse (linebackers)
2002–2003Syracuse (Asst head coach)
2004Syracuse (Def Coord)
2005–2006NC State (Def Coord)
2007Marshall (Def Coord)
2008–2012West Virginia (Asst Head Coach)
Accomplishments and honors
1996 Broyles Award finalist

Early Life/Playing yearsEdit

Dunlap is an alumnus of West Virginia University. He received a bachelor's degree in 1976. He also played linebacker at WVU. He was a three-year letter winner 1973-75. Dunlap set the schools records for total tackles in a season (190) and tackles in a single game (28.) Today he still ranks no. 10 on the school’s career tackle list with 359. He was also a member of the 1975 Peach Bowl team that defeated NC State.[2]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-21. Retrieved 2011-01-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^