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Pete Carroll

Peter Clay Carroll (twitter: @PeteCarroll)

Born: September 15, 1951 in San Francisco, CA
College: Pacific   (school history)

Coaching Results

Challenges
Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Num Won Notes
1994 43 New York Jets NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 5
1997 46 New England Patriots NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2 1 1 .500 1
1998 47 New England Patriots NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 4
1999 48 New England Patriots NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 5 5 2
2010 59 Seattle Seahawks NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 2 1 1 .500 1 14 6
2011 60 Seattle Seahawks NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 3 7 4
2012 61 Seattle Seahawks NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 2 1 1 .500 2 3 0
2013 62 Seattle Seahawks NFL 16 13 3 0 .813 3 3 0 1.000 1 11 7 Super Bowl Champions
2014 63 Seattle Seahawks NFL 11 7 4 0 .636 2 0 0
9 yrs 139 78 61 0 .561 10 6 4 .600 2.7 40 19
5 yrs SEA 75 45 30 0 .600 7 5 2 .714 1.8 35 17
3 yrs NWE 48 27 21 0 .563 3 1 2 .333 3.3 5 2
1 yr NYJ 16 6 10 0 .375 0 0 0 5.0

Games over .500: 17
Super Bowl Wins: 1
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 1
Division Championships: 3

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1990 NYJ 28 17 6 20 22 16 19 4 10 4 9 4 7 17 21 24 4 21 23 17 21 12 19 18 28 20 23 24 22 12 19
1991 NYJ 28 14 4 13 9 6 11 6 2 5 6 8 7 12 12 25 4 17 12 10 7 3 4 5 10 4 25 24 21 11 18
1992 NYJ 28 25 14 25 18 20 25 24 17 12 21 13 16 10 22 27 24 23 16 18 3 18 19 16 20 5 11 13 13 8 17
1993 NYJ 28 14 7 12 6 9 21 8 3 9 3 20 18 21 10 20 6 5 8 6 5 9 5 9 4 3 11 17 6 9 21
1994 NYJ 28 22 5 21 25 22 25 12 22 16 22 13 6 14 20 18 16 23 22 14 2 19 21 26 22 2 9 18 8 13 21
1995 SFO 30 3 5 1 1 2 1 10 18 23 3 25 9 2 1 4 13 5 1 2 9 1 1 1 1 27 27 11 10 1 3
1996 SFO 30 3 6 3 4 6 3 2 17 10 4 11 3 11 7 8 10 8 7 4 10 7 5 1 6 7 23 11 13 12 6
1997 NWE 30 8 4 5 14 15 8 7 28 26 28 22 2 15 7 2 14 6 19 8 6 10 5 22 7 13 30 23 4 7 7
1998 NWE 30 11 9 14 15 11 11 8 26 27 22 23 5 5 5 12 17 10 20 14 11 13 7 4 4 23 27 25 24 2 20
1999 NWE 31 12 15 16 12 18 20 19 18 23 20 26 16 15 10 19 24 10 8 7 14 27 21 2 8 7 9 7 21 17 5
2010 SEA 32 17 27 28 30 28 23 21 29 31 12 29 17 14 19 28 23 27 27 25 25 25 21 18 15 17 28 27 29 25 25
2011 SEA 32 21 5 18 23 28 23 11 15 21 10 25 16 25 22 28 12 26 9 7 5 25 15 6 4 19 19 11 6 4 12
2012 SEA 32 6 5 3 7 17 9 7 1 3 9 5 9 32 27 8 5 7 4 1 5 2 10 5 23 7 19 6 2 8 5
2013 SEA 32 1 1 2 3 17 8 4 2 4 13 12 16 31 26 10 3 6 1 1 1 10 7 1 7 11 7 1 2 1 1
2014 SEA 32 8 8 9 3 13 11 2 3 1 2 1 5 32 30 22 3 23 1 7 21 10 6 13 4 10 3 3 5 23 10
9 yrs %tile 65 75 61 55 43 53 70 51 48 53 47 71 38 44 51 61 54 63 73 71 52 62 68 69 64 49 59 67 67 65
5 yrs SEA 70 74 66 62 39 57 75 72 66 74 58 64 19 26 43 74 48 77 78 68 58 66 76 70 63 56 73 76 65 70
3 yrs NWE 69 73 65 58 55 61 66 24 20 26 25 78 65 79 67 43 75 51 71 69 49 67 72 82 56 30 42 50 75 68
1 yr NYJ 25 86 29 14 25 14 61 25 46 25 57 82 54 32 39 46 21 25 54 96 36 29 11 25 96 71 39 75 57 29

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1973 22 College Pacific Graduate Assistant
1974 23 College Pacific Graduate Assistant
1975 24 College Pacific Graduate Assistant
1976 25 College Pacific Graduate Assistant
1977 26 College Arkansas Graduate Assistant
1978 27 College Iowa State Secondary Coordinator
1979 28 College Ohio State Secondary Coordinator
1980 29 College NC State Defensive Coordinator
1981 30 College NC State Defensive Coordinator
1982 31 College NC State Defensive Coordinator
1983 32 College Pacific Offensive Coordinator
1984 33 NFL Buffalo Bills Defensive Backs
1985 34 NFL Minnesota Vikings Defensive Backs
1986 35 NFL Minnesota Vikings Defensive Backs
1987 36 NFL Minnesota Vikings Defensive Backs
1988 37 NFL Minnesota Vikings Defensive Backs
1989 38 NFL Minnesota Vikings Defensive Backs
1990 39 NFL New York Jets Defensive Coordinator
1991 40 NFL New York Jets Defensive Coordinator
1992 41 NFL New York Jets Defensive Coordinator
1993 42 NFL New York Jets Defensive Coordinator
1994 43 NFL New York Jets Head Coach
1995 44 NFL San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator
1996 45 NFL San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator
1997 46 NFL New England Patriots Head Coach
1998 47 NFL New England Patriots Head Coach
1999 48 NFL New England Patriots Head Coach
2001 50 College USC Head Coach
2002 51 College USC Head Coach
2003 52 College USC Head Coach
2004 53 College USC Head Coach
2005 54 College USC Head Coach
2006 55 College USC Head Coach
2007 56 College USC Head Coach
2008 57 College USC Head Coach
2009 58 College USC Head Coach
2010 59 NFL Seattle Seahawks Head Coach
2011 60 NFL Seattle Seahawks Head Coach
2012 61 NFL Seattle Seahawks Head Coach
2013 62 NFL Seattle Seahawks Head Coach

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
1999-09-26 2 11 2-11 NWE 48 O Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Ben Coates.
NWE challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Ben Coates for 8 yards (tackle by Sam Garnes)
1999-10-03 2 8 2-8 NWE 45 U Drew Bledsoe pass complete to Terry Glenn for 41 yards (tackle by Corey Fuller). Terry Glenn fumbles (forced by Corey Fuller), recovered by Ryan McNeil at CLE-14.
NWE challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999-11-15 3 7 3-7 NYJ 5 O Ray Lucas pass complete to Wayne Chrebet for 29 yards (tackle by Larry Whigham).
NWE challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Ray Lucas pass incomplete intended for Wayne Chrebet
1999-12-05 2 7 2-7 NWE 49 U Drew Bledsoe pass incomplete intended for Vincent Brisby.
NWE challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999-12-19 2 10 2-10 PHI 17 U Terry Allen left tackle for no gain (tackle by Hollis Thomas). Terry Allen fumbles (forced by Hollis Thomas), recovered by Bobby Taylor at PHI-5.
NWE challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999Challenges: 5 Overturned: 2 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2010-09-12 1 8 1-8 SEA 8 O Alex Smith pass complete short right to Josh Morgan for 8 yards, touchdown.
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Josh Morgan
2010-09-19 3 5 3-5 SEA 35 U Kyle Orton pass complete short left to Eddie Royal for 34 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy).
SEA challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-10-03 1 10 1-10 RAM 40 O Matt Hasselbeck sacked by James Hall for -4 yards.
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Matt Hasselbeck pass incomplete short right intended for John Carlson
2010-10-03 3 1 3-1 SEA 29 U Matt Hasselbeck pass incomplete short left intended for John Carlson is intercepted by Bradley Fletcher at SEA-31 and returned for 28 yards (tackle by Tyler Polumbus).
SEA challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-10-17 2 10 2-10 CHI 8 U Jay Cutler pass complete deep right to Johnny Knox for 67 yards (tackle by Will Herring).
SEA challenged the runner was in bounds ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-10-31 1 10 1-10 SEA 43 U Matt Hasselbeck pass incomplete deep right intended for Deon Butler is intercepted by Tyvon Branch at OAK-16 and returned for 15 yards (tackle by Quinton Ganther).
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-11-07 3 1 3-1 SEA 39 O Eli Manning pass complete short right to Kevin Boss for 10 yards (tackle by Aaron Curry).
SEA challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Eli Manning pass complete short right to Kevin Boss for 10 yards (tackle by Aaron Curry). Kevin Boss fumbles (forced by Aaron Curry), recovered by David Hawthorne at SEA-29
2010-11-14 2 7 2-7 SEA 35 U Derek Anderson pass complete deep right to Larry Fitzgerald for 33 yards (tackle by Marcus Trufant).
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-11-14 1 10 1-10 CRD 35 O Charlie Whitehurst pass complete short left to Mike Williams for -5 yards (tackle by Greg Toler). Mike Williams fumbles (forced by Greg Toler), recovered by Joey Porter at ARI-40 and returned for 4 yards (tackle by Charlie Whitehurst).
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Charlie Whitehurst pass incomplete short left intended for Mike Williams (defended by Gregory Toler)
2010-11-21 1 10 1-10 NOR 39 O Matt Hasselbeck pass incomplete deep left intended for Chris Baker is intercepted by Jabari Greer at NOR-16.
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Matt Hasselbeck pass incomplete deep left intended for Chris Baker
2010-11-21 1 10 1-10 SEA 42 U Chris Ivory right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Lawyer Milloy).
SEA challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-11-28 3 13 3-13 SEA 40 O Matt Hasselbeck pass incomplete short right intended for Brandon Stokley is intercepted by Travis Daniels at SEA-49 and returned for 27 yards.
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Matt Hasselbeck pass incomplete short right intended for Brandon Stokley (defended by Travis Daniels)
2010-12-19 4 1 4-1 SEA 18 U Matt Ryan up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Lofa Tatupu).
SEA challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-12-26 1 10 1-10 SEA 21 U Josh Freeman pass complete deep left to Kellen Winslow Jr. for 21 yards, touchdown.
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010Challenges: 14 Overturned: 6 Upheld: 8
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2011-10-02 1 10 1-10 SEA 35 O Matt Ryan pass complete short right to Roddy White for 12 yards.
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Matt Ryan pass incomplete short right intended for Roddy White
2011-10-23 3 7 3-7 CLE 40 U Charlie Whitehurst sacked by T.J. Ward for -8 yards. Charlie Whitehurst fumbles (forced by T.J. Ward), recovered by D'Qwell Jackson at CLE-47 (tackle by Lemuel Jeanpierre).
SEA challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-10-30 3 10 3-10 SEA 11 O Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short left to Sidney Rice for 9 yards (tackle by Leon Hall and Bart Johnson).
SEA challenged the first down ruling, and the play was overturned: Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short left to Sidney Rice for 11 yards (tackle by Leon Hall and Bart Johnson)
2011-11-06 3 6 3-6 SEA 36 U Tony Romo pass complete deep middle to Jason Witten for 23 yards (tackle by Kam Chancellor).
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-11-20 3 13 3-13 RAM 19 O Sam Bradford pass complete deep left to Brandon Lloyd for 17 yards (tackle by Brandon Browner).
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Sam Bradford pass incomplete deep left intended for Brandon Lloyd
2011-12-18 3 9 3-9 SEA 35 U Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short left intended for Mike Williams.
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-12-18 1 10 1-10 CHI 29 O Tarvaris Jackson pass incomplete short right intended for Golden Tate.
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Tarvaris Jackson pass complete short right to Golden Tate for 11 yards (tackle by Zackary Bowman)
2011Challenges: 7 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2012-10-28 3 8 3-8 SEA 45 U Matthew Stafford pass complete short right to Titus Young for 9 yards (tackle by Richard Sherman). Penalty on Brandon Browner: Defensive Holding (Declined).
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2012-11-04 3 2 3-2 MIN 18 U Christian Ponder pass complete short right to Adrian Peterson for 3 yards.
SEA challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2012-12-30 3 7 3-7 SEA 49 U Sam Bradford pass complete short left to Austin Pettis for 7 yards (tackle by Byron Maxwell).
SEA challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2012Challenges: 3 Overturned: 0 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2013-09-15 SEA 35 O Steven Hauschka kicks off 68 yards, returned by Perrish Cox for 23 yards (tackle by Heath Farwell). Perrish Cox fumbles, recovered by Byron Maxwell at SFO-20.
SEA challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Steven Hauschka kicks off 68 yards, returned by Perrish Cox for 23 yards (tackle by Heath Farwell). Perrish Cox fumbles, recovered by Byron Maxwell at SFO-20
2013-09-22 2 5 2-5 JAX 5 U Marshawn Lynch right end for 4 yards (tackle by Russell Allen and Jason Babin).
SEA challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was upheld.
2013-09-29 3 7 3-7 SEA 5 O Russell Wilson pass complete deep left to Doug Baldwin for 24 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson).
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Russell Wilson pass complete deep left to Doug Baldwin for 24 yards (tackle by Kareem Jackson)
2013-10-13 1 10 1-10 OTI 23 O Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete (defended by Clinton McDonald).
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete (defended by Clinton McDonald)
2013-10-17 1 10 1-10 CRD 41 O Carson Palmer pass incomplete deep left intended for Larry Fitzgerald is intercepted by Earl Thomas at SEA-30 and returned for -2 yards.
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Carson Palmer pass incomplete deep left intended for Larry Fitzgerald is intercepted by Earl Thomas at SEA-30 and returned for -2 yards
2013-10-28 2 9 2-9 SEA 39 O Kellen Clemens sacked by Bruce Irvin for -7 yards. Kellen Clemens fumbles (forced by Bruce Irvin), ball out of bounds at SEA-32.
SEA challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Kellen Clemens sacked by Bruce Irvin for -7 yards. Kellen Clemens fumbles (forced by Bruce Irvin), ball out of bounds at SEA-32
2013-11-10 2 9 2-9 ATL 34 O Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Tony Gonzalez for 8 yards (tackle by Kam Chancellor).
SEA challenged the first down ruling, and the play was overturned: Matt Ryan pass complete short middle to Tony Gonzalez for 8 yards (tackle by Kam Chancellor)
2013-11-17 2 11 2-11 MIN 19 U Matt Cassel pass incomplete short left intended for John Carlson.
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2013-12-15 3 8 3-8 NYG 21 O Eli Manning pass incomplete deep right intended for Victor Cruz (defended by Jeremy Lane).
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Eli Manning pass incomplete deep right intended for Victor Cruz (defended by Jeremy Lane)
2013-12-22 1 10 1-10 SEA 16 U Rashard Mendenhall up the middle for no gain (tackle by Malcolm Smith).
SEA challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014-02-02 3 6 3-6 DEN 14 U Russell Wilson left end for 5 yards (tackle by Duke Ihenacho).
SEA challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2013Challenges: 11 Overturned: 7 Upheld: 4
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2014-10-12 3 20 3-20 DAL 31 U Tony Romo pass complete deep right to Terrance Williams for 23 yards.
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014-11-09 1 10 1-10 NYG 20 O Eli Manning pass complete deep left to Rueben Randle for 21 yards.
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Eli Manning pass incomplete deep left intended for Rueben Randle
2014-11-16 4 10 4-10 SEA 30 O Jon Ryan punts 50 yards, returned by De'Anthony Thomas for 40 yards (tackle by Malcolm Smith). Penalty on Ricardo Lockette: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards.
SEA challenged the runner was in bounds ruling, and the play was overturned: Jon Ryan punts 50 yards. Penalty on Ricardo Lockette: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards
2014-11-23 1 20 1-20 CRD 10 U Drew Stanton pass complete deep left to John Brown for 33 yards.
SEA challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014Challenges: 4 Overturned: 2 Upheld: 2
TotalChallenges: 44 Overturned: 21 Upheld: 23

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Jerry Burns Defensive Backs
Bruce Coslet Defensive Coordinator
Bud Grant Defensive Backs
George Seifert Defensive Coordinator
Kay Stephenson Defensive Backs