The Redskins have decided to retain Safeties Coach Steve Jackson and Special Teams Coach Danny Smith…
Redskins Hire Long DL Line Coach Jacob Burney
He then turned to coaching in the college ranks where he coached for for the University of Mexico, University of Tulsa, Mississippi State University, University of Wisconsin, UCLA, and University of Tennessee for a combined 11 years.
In 1994 he joined the Cleveland Browns to become their defensive line coach under then Head Coach Bill Belichick. He stayed with the Browns/Ravens until 1998.
In 1999 he joined the Carolina Panthers to be their defensive line coach under Head Coach George Seifert. In 2001, Burney coaxed a breakout season from third-year defensive end Mike Rucker, who posted a career-high and team-leading nine sacks. when George Seifert left Carolina, so did Burney.
In 2002, he was hired to coach the Denver Broncos' Defensive Line by then head coach Mike Shanahan. He had many coaching accolades in Denver including record breaking Defensive Lines and individual players.
Overall, this is a good hire by the Redskins and Mike Shanahan.
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