American Football Database
American Football Database
Bobby April
Oakland Raiders
Special teams coordinator
Personal information
Date of birth: (1953-04-15) April 15, 1953 (age 68)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
College: Nicholls State
No regular season or postseason appearances
Made coaching debut in 1991 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Special Teams Coach of the Year (2004, 2008)

Robert "Bobby" April, Jr. (born April 15, 1953) is an American football special teams coach for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was hired by the Raiders on January 19, 2013.[1]

Coaching career

April started his coaching career in college football, coaching at Southern Mississippi, Tulane, Arizona and the University of Southern California.

April has coached at the NFL level with the Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Rams, Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles.

He has won two Special teams coach of the year awards, one in 2004, and another in 2008.

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