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Richard Smith


Bio Summary

Richard Smith will join the Chargers as the linebackers coach in 2017.


Smith joins the Bolts after spending the past two seasons as the Atlanta Falcons’ defensive coordinator.  He’s also enjoyed stints with the Broncos, Panthers, Dolphins, Lions and Oilers as he enters his 30th season coaching in the NFL. Smith is lauded for his work with some of the game’s top linebackers over his tenure, including Von Miller, Jon Beason, DeMeco Ryans, Julian Peterson, Ken Norton, Jr. and more.