The Bengals is today called Zac Taylor as the 10th feature of team history.
Taylor, 35, leaves LA Rams for whom he served as assistant coach over the past two seasons, including as quarterback coach in 2018. Rams won the NFC West this season with a 13-3 regular season record and advanced to Super Bowl LIII against New England Patriots.
"I am happy and fortunate to participate in Cincinnati Bengals as head coach," Taylor said. "This is a good organization with good people and a rich history, and I'm excited to get started. I'm looking to add to that story by setting high standards and keeping everyone here accountable for these standards. do, and it's day one. We will attack every day with excitement to get this team ready to go. "
Before joining Rams, Taylor was assistant coach with the Miami Dolphins from 201
Taylor played football collegially at the University of Nebraska. He was starting QB for Cornhuskers from 2005-06 and was named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year in & # 39; 06.
"Zac is a light coach with an offensive mind and background, which is important to have in today's NFL," said Bengal's president Mike Brown. "And he is young. He embraces new ideas and new ways of doing things that will be a good thing for us. I think our team will be exciting and fun to watch with him at the helm. "
Taylor succeeds Marvin Lewis, who served as the main feature of Bengal from the year 18-18.
The Bengals introduce Taylor to the media in a news conference at Paul Brown Stadium on Tuesday.
Zac Taylor has been named the 10th. main features of Cincinnati Bengal's story
Taylor arrives in Cincinnati after two seasons with LA Rams, serving as assistant broad receiving coach in 2017 and quarterback coach in the 18th.
In 2018, Taylor helped guide Rams QB Jared Goff for career heights in all major passing categories – completions (364), trials (561), passing yards (4688), passing TDs (32), skill percentage (64.9), yards per experiment (8.36), and fits rating (101.1) Goff ranked fourth in the NFL in passing yards and eighth in fit rating Rams & Q39 games were a key component of their offense which ended the regular season placed second in the NFL overall. networks (421.1 per Games), fifth in net passages (281.7), second in scoring (32.9), first in first downs (401) and fifth in third down percent (45.0). Los Angeles won the NFC West with a 13-3 regular season record and advanced to the Super Bowl LIII against New England Patriots.
In 2017, Taylor helped monitor a future Rams passing offense, which ranked 10th in the NFL for pass yards per day. games (239.4). Taylor instructed Rams' young receiving corps, led by rookie Cooper Cup who ended the season with 62 catches, a team-high 869 reception yards and five TDs. Coupons (869 meters), TE Gerald Everett (244) and WR Josh Reynolds (104) – all beginners – helped Rams finish the third-largest receptionists among novices.
Before his time with Rams, Taylor had a year's stint in college ranks that served as an offensive coordinator and quarterback coach at the University of Cincinnati in 2016. Taylor served under head coach Tommy Tuberville.
Taylor broke into NFL coaching in 2012 with Miami Dolphins as assistant quarterback coach. He was raised to quarterback coach from 2013-15. He spent the last five games in 2015 as Dolphins' temporary offensive coordinator and primary player after the team made coaching staff changes at the end of November.
During his time in Miami, Taylor was instrumental in the development of QB Ryan Tannehill, the team's first-round draft elections in 2012:
- Tannehill's 15,460 passing yards in his first four seasons are the third most among all quarterbacks in NFL history in their first four seasons, behind only Peyton Manning (1998-2001; 16,418) and the Hall of Famer Dan Marino (1983-86; 16,177).
- In 2015, when Taylor used the last five games of the season to call Miami's offensive game, Tannehill ended 363 of 586 for a career-high 4208 yards, 24 touchdowns and a pass rating of 88.7 .
- In 2014, Tannehill hit a career-high 27 touchdown pass, the sixth-most in dolphins' history and the most since Marino threw 30 in 1994. Tannehill also set career height in completion percent age (66.4) and a passer rating ( 92.8), and his 392 performances were a franchise record that surpassed Marinos' 385 in 1994.
- In 2013, Tannehill threw 3912 yards. His 7207 passing yards through his first two seasons were the fifth – most of any quarterback during their first two seasons in the NFL history.
- And in 2012, Taylor's first season as an NFL coach, Tannehill put team rookie records for total passing yards (3294), trials (484) and finishes (282), and he became the first rookie quarterback in dolphins history to Start All Team Games.
Taylor's coaching career began at Texas A&M University, where he served as an offensive graduate assistant and tight ends coach under head coach Mike Sherman from 2008-11. The Aggies shared the Big 12 South Championship in 2010 and played in three bowl games during Taylor's time at College Station.
As a player, Taylor began his collegiate career at Wake Forest (2002-03) before transferring to Butler County Community College in Kansas (& # 39; 04) and then playing his last two seasons (& # 39; 05 -06) ) at the University of Nebraska. Taylor had a decorated career with Cornhuskers, who set many school records and passes for a total of 5850 meters and 45 touchdowns. In his 2006 senior season, Taylor was called the Big 12 Offensive player of the year after passing 3197 total yards and leading Cornhuskers to a 9-3 record, a look at the Big 12 Championship Game and a quay at the Cotton Bowl. He was launched in the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 2017.
Taylor joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a college free agent in 2007, but he was dismissed before the start of the training camp and never saw NFL action. Later that year, he joined Winnipeg Blue Bombers from the Canadian football league where he spent a season (didn't play).
His father Sherwood was a defensive back and captain at the University of Oklahoma who played under the Sooner head coach Barry Switzer from 1976-79. Sherwood Taylor later served as assistant coach at Oklahoma and Kansas State University. Taylor's brother, Press, played quarterback at Marshall University and is currently quarterback coaches for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Taylor was born May 10, 1983 in Norman, Okla., Where he was raised and later attended Norman High School. He obtained a bachelor's degree in communications studies from the University of Nebraska in 2006. He and his wife, Sarah, have four children – Brooks, Luke, Emma Claire and Milly. Sarah Taylor is the daughter of former Green Bay Packers and Texas A & M main feature Mike Sherman.
Doctors and coaches history
2002-03-game QB at Wake Forest University. 2004-played QB at Butler County (Kan.) Community College. 2005-06 Game QB at the University of Nebraska. 2007-Signed as a college free agent with Tampa Bay Buccaneers (released before training camp); Was a QB with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of CFL (didn't play). 2008-11-Graduate Assistant / Assistant Coach (AC), Texas A & M University. 2012-15-AC, Miami Dolphins. 2016-Offensive Coordinator / QB Coach, University of Cincinnati. 2017-18-AC, L.A. Rams. 2019-Head coach, Cincinnati Bengals.