On Sunday night, the San Francisco 49ers travel to face the Denver Broncos. Both teams enter the game 1-1 in a rematch of Super Bowl XXIV. They are each coming off wins in Week 2 after suffering surprising defeats in Week 1. 49ers Making a “Change” on Offense The 49ers have Jimmy Garoppolo back under […]
Former NFL Head Coach
Dirk Koetter is currently an offensive analyst at Boise State University, and is a former head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2016-2018). Koetter also had two stints with the Atlanta Falcons as their offensive coordinator.
Koetter began his coaching career in 1983 at Highland High School. From 1985-1997, Koetter was the offensive coordinator for several colleges and universities: San Francisco State, UTEP, Missouri, Boston College, and Oregon. In 1998, Koetter was hired as head coach of Boise State and was a major player in the Broncos’ rise to national prominence. From 2001-2006, he was the head coach at Arizona State, and under his influence, the Sun Devils became known for their vertical passing attack.
Koetter got his first NFL job in 2007 as the offensive coordinator for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He also had two stints as OC of the Atlanta Falcons, and in between he was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Koetter’s best season with the Bucs was in 2016, going 9-7, finishing second in the NFC South and barely missing the playoffs.
Koetter grew up in Pocatello, Idaho and attended Idaho State to play football. He was a teammate with another future NFL Head Coach, Marvin Lewis.
Koetter recently rejoined the Boise State Broncos as an offensive analyst.
Keep It Up, Kyler Arizona’s going to try to get Kyler Murray to play four quarters this week like he played the fourth quarter last week. Because in that quarter, he was unbelievable. If you only watched that quarter, you’d think Murray’s the MVP of the league. Arizona has only had one turnover, and when […]
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In The 33rd Team’s new series Make the Call, former NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino and former NFL head coach Dirk Koetter discuss the most influential and head-scratching decisions made by referees in Week 1. Can a player really be penalized for using a towel? Did the Bengals cost themselves a win by refusing […]
Rule changes come with growing pains for all parties involved. Officials have to understand and adjudicate them, and coaches and players have to learn and adjust to them. Former NFL Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino sits down with coaches Chuck Pagano and Dirk Koetter to talk about rule changes and how to prepare players […]