Brian Knorr
Current position
TitleDefensive Assistant/AHC
TeamAir Force
ConferenceMountain West
Biographical details
Born (1963-12-20) December 20, 1963 (age 56)
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Playing career
Head coaching record

Brian Knorr (born December 20, 1963) is a college football coach. He was most recently the defensive coordinator for the Indiana Hoosiers football team. He graduated from the Air Force Academy and played quarterback. He also was an assistant at the Air Force Academy when he went to Ohio University with Jim Grobe. He was the head coach of the Ohio Bobcats program from 2001 to 2004. He was fired on November 18, 2004,[1] after he compiled an 11–35 (.239) record in four seasons. He was replaced by the more successful Frank Solich. He previously served as a defensive coordinator under the previous head coach, Grobe. His best season came in 2004, when his team went 4–7, including 2–6 in conference play. Until February 2008 he served as an assistant head coach at the Air Force Academy under head coach Troy Calhoun. In 2008, he accepted a position that will reunite him with Grobe at Wake Forest University. In January, 2016, Knorr did not have his contract renewed by Indiana.[2]

On June 29, 2016, Knorr was hired by Ohio State as a Quality Control Assistant under coach Urban Meyer.[3] Knorr left Ohio State to become the Special Teams and Defensive Ends coach at the University of Arizona. In March 2018, Knorr was Hired as a Defensive Assistant at Air Force, making it his third stint at the Academy. [4]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Ohio Bobcats (Mid-American Conference) (2001–2004)
2001 Ohio 1–10 1–7 7th (East)
2002 Ohio 4–8 4–4 4th (East)
2003 Ohio 2–10 1–7 6th (East)
2004 Ohio 4–7 2–6 5th (East)
Ohio: 11–35 8–24
Total: 11–35
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

Coaching treeEdit

Assistants under Brian Knorr who became NCAA head coaches:


External linksEdit

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