Ray Horton
Cleveland Browns
Defensive Coordinator
Personal information
Date of birth: (1960-04-12) April 12, 1960 (age 60)
Place of birth: Tacoma, Washington
High School: Tacoma (WA) Mount Tahoma
Career information
College: Washington
Undrafted in 1983
Debuted in 1983 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Last played in 1992 for the Dallas Cowboys
Made coaching debut in 1994 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
 As player:
* Cincinnati Bengals ( 1983 1988)
 As coach:
* Washington Redskins ( 1994 1996)
(assistant defensive backs coach)
Career highlights and awards
* All Pac-10 (1982)
  • Super Bowl champion (XXVII, XL, XLIII)
  • Tied for Bengals rookie interception record, 5
Sacks     3.0
Interceptions     19
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Raymond Anthony Horton (born April 12, 1960) is the defensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns. He is also a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals and the Dallas Cowboys. During that time, he recorded 19 interceptions and returned them for 264 yards and 4 touchdowns. He also recovered 8 fumbles, which he returned for 48 yards and a touchdown. Horton was the starting punt returner for the Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII and won a championship ring in his last season with the Cowboys in Super Bowl XXVII.

He later was an assistant coach for the Washington Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, and Pittsburgh Steelers.

On February 9, 2011, Horton was named defensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals.[1]

On January 18, 2013, Horton was hired as the defensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns.[2]


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