Frisco, Texas -On Tuesday, the Cowboys officially appointed Dan Kui as their new defensive coordinator. There may be five facts about your 50-year-old Quinn:
He started with a pupil. Before joining William & Mary’s coaching ranks in 1994, Quinn was an outstanding defensive lineman in Department III of Salisbury University in Maryland. As the two-time captain of the Seagulls, he has 145 professional tackles and is also a two-sport athlete, breaking the longest croquet throw record (168’88”).
He specializes in D-Line. Like his game, Quinn has extensive defensive line coaching experience. Before entering the NFL as the D-Line coach of the 49ers (2003-04), he served as the coach for this position in three college courses-William and Mary, Hofstra and VMI (with the future Tills head coach Mike Tomlin is the same post). Since then, Quinn has played the same roles in Dolphins (2005-06), Jets (2007-09) and Seahawks (2009-1
He coordinated one of the greatest defenses of all time. When Gus Bradley left the Seahawks to become the head coach of the Jaguars in 2013, Quinn returned to Seattle, promoted to defensive coordinator, and helped the Department of Defense continue the NFL (NFL) One of the greatest records in history. Since possessing Pro Bowl talents, the 2013 Super Bowl champion Seahawks became the first team since the 85 Bears-widely regarded as the best defense of all time-leading the league in terms of takeout, minimum points and minimum yards ( Source: Chicago Bears.com). Seattle won the Super Bowl again in 2014 and lost to the Patriots in the final seconds. From the beginning of the 2012-14 season, they became the first defender since the 1969-71 Vikings, scoring the least for three consecutive seasons.
He has worked in different defense plans. Quinn has been recognized as a 4-3 coach throughout his career, including his time with Pete Carroll in Seattle. The Cowboys used this approach in the past under the leadership of former defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli and past game coordinator Kris Richard (former Seahawks assistant). But Quinn has also coached various systems. The jet made 3-4 flights while in New York. At that time, under the leadership of Nick Saban, the mix ratio of the dolphins was 4-3 and 3-4. Even in Florida, when Quinn returned to college as a defensive coordinator in the 2011-12 season, the Gators used a combination of three and four.
He is also another assistant to Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy (Mike McCarthy), he has served as the head coach of the NFL. (Special team coordinator John Fassel (John Fassel) and offensive line coach Joe Philbin (the same is true for Joe Philbin). Quinn set 46 in five and a half seasons with Atlanta in the 2015-20 season. -44 record. The Falcons and Quinn parted ways after the 0-5 start of the season, including losing to the Cowboys 40-39 in Week 2. But Quinn brought Atlanta to the Super Bowl in 2016 and lost He gave the Patriots thriller and became the second coach in Falcon’s history, leading them to the playoffs for several consecutive seasons. McCarthy obviously likes to have experienced staff, Quinn’s role as DC continues This trend in Dallas.