Jack Burns (American football coach)

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Jack Burns
Biographical details
Born (1949-01-03) January 3, 1949 (age 70)
Tampa, Florida
Alma materUniversity of Florida
Playing career
1967–1970Florida
Position(s)Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978Vanderbilt (assistant)
1979−1980Auburn (WR)
1983Tampa Bay Bandits (WR)
1985–1988Louisville (OC)
1989–1991Washington Redskins (OA/WR)
1992–1993Minnesota Vikings (OC/QB)
1997–1998Atlanta Falcons (QB)
1999Atlanta Falcons (pass game)
2000Atlanta Falcons (WR)
2001–2002Atlanta Falcons (QB)
2004Washington Redskins (QB)
2005–2007Washington Redskins (OA)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships

Jack Charles Burns (born January 3, 1949) is a former American football coach whose career spanned 30 years at both the collegiate and professional levels. He served as an assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons, including stints with the Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons. Burns was the offensive coordinator for the Vikings from 1992 to 1993 and part of the Redskins' 1991 Super Bowl championship team. At the college level, he most notably served as offensive coordinator at the University of Louisville under Howard Schnellenberger from 1985 until 1988.

He is the uncle of MLB player Billy Burns (baseball).

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