Jeffrey Michael "Jeff" Fisher was born on February 25, 1958, in Culver City, California. He starred as a high school All-American wide receiver for Taft High School in Woodland Hills. Jeff Fisher later went on to star as a USC Trojan under coach John Robinson.
Jeff Fisher entered the NFL as a 7th round draft pick of the Chicago Bears in 1980 and appeared in 49 games as a defensive back and return specialist in five seasons. During his collegiate career between 1977 and1980, he played alongside like defensive stars Ronnie Lott, Dennis Smith, and Joey Browner. Jeff Fisher's USC teammates also included star offensive lineman Bruce Matthews, whom he would coach years later with the Oilers and Titans.
Jeff Fisher and the Trojans won a national championship during the 1978 season, and in
1980 he was honored with a Pac-10 All-Academic selection. Realizing his playing days were over, and not content to be idle, Jeff Fisher wanted to still be involved with professional football.
On November 14, 1994, Pardee was fired, and Jeff Fisher was promoted to replace him for the last six games of the season. The Oilers retained Jeff Fisher as head coach, and the Oilers drafted quarterback Steve McNair in the 1995 NFL Draft. The new coach did not disappoint, leading the team to a 7–9 record in 1995, tied for second place in the division.
On January 27, 2011, it was formally announced by the Tennessee Titans, that Jeff Fisher would not return to coach the Titans in the 2011 season for reasons yet to be determined. Jeff Fisher had the longest tenure as head coach with one team among active head coaches in the league at the time of his departure.
Why is Jeff Fisher famous?
Jeff Fisher is the former head coach of the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. He has a 146-120 career record as an NFL Head Coach.
Why do we like Jeff Fisher?
Jeff Fisher is Co-Chair of the NFL competition committee along with Atlanta Falcons President Rich McKay.
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