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Sylvester Croom

Sylvester J. Croom Jr.

Position: C
Height: 6-0    Weight: 235 lbs.

Born: September 25, 1954 in Tuscaloosa, AL
High School: Tuscaloosa
College: Alabama   (school history)

Playing Record

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
1997 DET 30 10 19 7 4 2 4 16 16 2 3 1 9 12 12 18 20 14 14 10 22 21 18 19 14 27 10 13 6 11 13
1998 DET 30 23 20 22 14 14 20 12 19 10 12 3 15 22 19 20 5 15 15 24 25 22 25 24 24 19 6 8 17 26 16
1999 DET 31 12 6 17 25 21 15 2 29 28 25 24 4 8 9 11 4 15 18 14 13 6 9 18 15 6 23 27 17 17 18
2000 DET 31 13 7 18 21 27 22 20 14 20 9 21 14 21 25 25 20 29 14 11 3 12 18 20 22 5 19 15 8 3 13
0 yr %tile

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1976 22 College Alabama Graduate Assistant
1977 23 College Alabama Inside Linebackers
1978 24 College Alabama Inside Linebackers
1979 25 College Alabama Inside Linebackers
1980 26 College Alabama Inside Linebackers
1981 27 College Alabama Inside Linebackers
1982 28 College Alabama Outside Linebackers
1983 29 College Alabama Outside Linebackers
1984 30 College Alabama Inside Linebackers
1985 31 College Alabama Inside Linebackers
1986 32 College Alabama Inside Linebackers
1987 33 NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Running Backs
1988 34 NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Running Backs
1989 35 NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Running Backs
1990 36 NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Running Backs
1991 37 NFL Indianapolis Colts Running Backs
1992 38 NFL San Diego Chargers Running Backs
1993 39 NFL San Diego Chargers Running Backs
1994 40 NFL San Diego Chargers Running Backs
1995 41 NFL San Diego Chargers Running Backs
1996 42 NFL San Diego Chargers Running Backs
1997 43 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
1998 44 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
1999 45 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
2000 46 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
2001 47 NFL Green Bay Packers Running Backs
2002 48 NFL Green Bay Packers Running Backs
2003 49 NFL Green Bay Packers Running Backs
2004 50 College Mississippi State Head Coach
2005 51 College Mississippi State Head Coach
2006 52 College Mississippi State Head Coach
2007 53 College Mississippi State Head Coach
2008 54 College Mississippi State Head Coach
2009 55 NFL St. Louis Rams Running Backs
2010 56 NFL St. Louis Rams Running Backs
2011 57 NFL St. Louis Rams Running Backs
2012 58 NFL Jacksonville Jaguars Running Backs
2013 59 NFL Tennessee Titans Running Backs
2014 60 NFL Tennessee Titans Running Backs
2015 61 NFL Tennessee Titans Running Backs

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Ron Meyer Running Backs
Gary Moeller Offensive Coordinator
Mike Mularkey Running Backs
Mike Munchak Running Backs
Ray Perkins Running Backs
Bobby Ross Running Backs, Offensive Coordinator
Mike Sherman Running Backs
Steve Spagnuolo Running Backs
Ken Whisenhunt Running Backs
Richard Williamson Running Backs