Jack Del Rio is a professional defensive coordinator. He played college football as a linebacker at the University of Southern California before being drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the third round of the 1985 NFL Draft.
He also played for four other NFL teams before retiring in 1996. Del Rio began his coaching career as an assistant strength and linebacker coach with the Saints in 1997. He has also served as the linebacker coach for the Super Bowl XXXV-winning Baltimore Ravens, and defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. In addition, he was head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2003–2011 and the Oakland Raiders from 2015–2017.
In 2019, Del Rio worked as an analyst for ESPN. As of 2021, he is the defensive coordinator for the Washington Football Team of the NFL.