While Miami University is proud to have helped so many of its players reach their NFL dreams, the RedHawk program is also known for producing NFL head coaches, general managers, scouts and other assorted personnel.
John Harbaugh is not the only former Miami graduate to have won an NFL title. Paul Brown led the Cleveland Browns to three NFL Championships. Jerry Angelo was GM of the Chicago Bears and sculpted the Bears' 2005 NFC Championship team.
Other NFL personnel with Miami ties
Sean Payton – a RedHawks Offensive Coordinator who is now Head Coach of the New Orleans Saints.
Aaron Kromer – a former RedHawk captain and the current Offensive Coordinator for the Chicago Bears.
Bobby Johnson – a former Miami OT who now coaches Tight Ends for the Detroit Lions.
Dan Dalrymple – a Strength and Conditioning coach with the New Orleans Saints.
Sherman Smith – the Running Backs coach for the Seattle Seahawks.
Brayden Coombs – the Special Teams and Quality Control coach for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Sheldon White – a former Miami player and coach who is now VP of Pro Personnel with the Detroit Lions.
Thomas Dimitroff – the current Atlanta Falcons General Manager who learned the game from his father.
Thomas Dimitroff Sr – a former RedHawk who had a long scouting career with the Cleveland Browns.
Sean McVay – Offensive Coordinator for the Washington Redskins.
Frank Smith – Offensive Assistant / Offensive Line coach for the New Orleans Saints.
Craig Aukerman – Assistant Special Teams coach for the San Diego Chargers.
Charles Byrd – Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach for the New Orleans Saints.
Bobby Johnson – Assistant Offensive Line coach for the Detroit Lions.
Mark Thewes – Director of Team Administration for the Denver Broncos.