|Born:||October 27, 1958|
Shelby, North Carolina
Charlie Harbison (born October 27, 1958) is an American football coach who served as an assistant defensive backs coach for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He was previously the defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach at Louisiana–Lafayette.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Harbison played college football at Gardner–Webb University for four seasons. In 1982, he signed as a free agent with the Buffalo Bills for the season. He then played two seasons with the Boston/New Orleans Breakers of the USFL.
Coaching career[edit | edit source]
College[edit | edit source]
Harbison has served on coaching staffs primarily as a wide receiver or secondary coach. He was the co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach at Auburn University. Prior to his hiring at Auburn, he was the defensive backs' coach and co-defensive coordinator at Clemson University. Harbison was the co-defensive coordinator and outside linebackers coach at Louisiana-Lafayette.
Arizona Cardinals[edit | edit source]
On February 14, 2018, Harbison was hired by the Arizona Cardinals as their assistant defensive backs coach.
Coaching tree[edit | edit source]
NFL head coaches under whom Harbison has served:
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Harbison graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration from Gardner–Webb University in 1995. He is married to the former Tammy McCluney, and they have four children (Charlie, Stedman, Masai, Msiba).
References[edit | edit source]
- "Charlie Harbison". https://www.azcardinals.com/team/coaches-roster/charlie-harbison. Retrieved July 17, 2018.