Vic Fangio
Career information
Position(s) Defensive Coordinator
College East Stroudsburg University
Team(s) as a player

Vic Fangio is an American football coach. He is the current defensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers. Prior to being named the 49ers Defensive Coordinator, Fangio was defensive coordinator for the Stanford Cardinal, linebackers coach for the Baltimore Ravens and defensive coordinator for the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, and Carolina Panthers.[1]

Coaching Career

From 1979 to 1981 he was the Linebackers and defensive coordinator at Dunmore High School. in 1982 he was the defensive coordinator at Milford Academy and in 1984 he became the Baltimore Stars defensive assistant coach. From 1986 to 1994 he joined the NFL as the New Orleans Saint's linebackers coach, then went on to become the defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers (1995-98), Indianapolis Colts (1999-01) and the Houston Texans (2002-05). In 2006 he was hired to become special assistant to head coach of the Baltimore Ravens. In 2010 he was the defensive coordinator for the Stanford Cardinal and in 2011 he followed Jim Harbaugh to the San Francisco 49ers when he was hired as the defensive coordinator.[2]


Preceded by
Greg Manusky
San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Greg Mattison
Baltimore Ravens Special Assistant to Head Coach/Linebackers
Succeeded by
Dean Pees (LB)
Preceded by
Phil Zacarias
Baltimore Ravens Special Assistant to Head Coach/Defense
Succeeded by
Roy Anderson
Preceded by
Houston Texans Defensive Coordinators
Succeeded by
Richard Smith
Preceded by
Rusty Tillman
Indianapolis Colts Defensive Coordinators
Succeeded by
Ron Meeks
Preceded by
Carolina Panthers Defensive Coordinators
Succeeded by
John Marshall
Preceded by
New Orleans Saints Saints Linebackers Coach
Succeeded by
Jim Haslett

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