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Mike Martz

Mike J. Martz

Born: May 13, 1951 in Sioux Falls, SD
College: California-Santa Barbara   (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
2000 49 St. Louis Rams NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 2 8 4
2001 50 St. Louis Rams NFL 16 14 2 0 .875 3 2 1 .667 1 12 4 NFC Champions
2002 51 St. Louis Rams NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 2 7 3
2003 52 St. Louis Rams NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 1 0 1 .000 1 10 4
2004 53 St. Louis Rams NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 2 1 1 .500 2 6 1
2005 54 St. Louis Rams NFL 5 2 3 0 .400 2 5 1 Fired after week 5
6 yrs 85 53 32 0 .624 7 3 4 .429 1.7 48 17

Games over .500: 21
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 1
Division Championships: 2

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
1999 STL 31 2 9 1 1 1 1 13 15 5 10 2 24 19 1 1 7 1 6 4 6 1 1 1 6 27 29 20 7 2 6
2000 STL 31 9 26 10 1 1 1 24 25 17 1 2 14 3 1 1 28 1 23 31 20 4 13 27 25 30 17 27 30 11 28
2001 STL 31 1 26 1 1 1 1 31 22 5 1 1 31 12 1 1 24 1 3 7 9 2 3 17 11 9 21 11 7 8 6
2002 STL 32 20 32 25 11 13 23 32 32 30 21 20 27 1 2 11 32 11 13 23 22 18 14 17 13 9 2 12 2 24 26
2003 STL 32 3 7 3 12 9 2 32 28 30 4 28 28 2 3 11 31 11 16 17 1 5 20 4 29 1 16 12 22 4 11
2004 STL 32 14 32 25 8 6 19 29 30 25 17 13 28 5 5 13 28 10 17 25 31 23 29 17 25 25 9 11 19 32 15
2005 STL 32 19 28 21 22 9 11 29 29 22 14 13 17 4 4 9 30 10 30 31 18 20 28 30 32 8 15 23 30 24 25
2006 DET 32 31 29 27 24 22 21 30 32 32 23 27 30 2 7 13 27 18 28 30 10 26 21 27 15 3 14 25 20 25 29
2007 DET 32 18 17 24 29 19 16 27 32 31 13 19 23 4 9 17 30 17 32 32 3 18 23 31 23 2 30 31 31 14 25
2008 SFO 32 22 31 23 23 23 22 32 27 27 25 21 32 18 13 13 26 18 13 23 28 21 13 15 8 28 24 20 21 21 15
2010 CHI 32 5 11 10 22 30 21 21 21 22 21 23 13 32 28 20 25 25 9 4 3 4 2 20 6 5 27 20 2 5 8
2011 CHI 32 13 11 16 26 24 17 23 9 9 21 10 16 27 26 24 25 23 17 14 5 6 5 6 10 7 31 28 13 6 13
6 yrs %tile 69 24 59 74 83 73 10 16 36 73 63 27 89 95 79 12 80 50 33 50 66 47 44 32 60 61 53 45 49 45

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1973 22 High School Bullard High School (Fresno\ California)
1974 23 College San Diego Mesa College Assistant Coach
1975 24 College San Jose State Assistant Coach
1976 25 College San Diego Mesa College Assistant Coach
1977 26 College San Diego Mesa College Assistant Coach
1978 27 College Santa Ana College Assistant Coach
1979 28 College Fresno State Assistant Coach
1980 29 College University of the Pacific Assistant Coach
1981 30 College University of the Pacific Assistant Coach
1982 31 College University of Minnesota Assistant Coach
1983 32 College Arizona State Quarterbacks/Receivers
1984 33 College Arizona State Offensive Coordinator
1986 35 College Arizona State Quarterbacks/Receivers
1987 36 College Arizona State Quarterbacks/Receivers
1988 37 College Arizona State Offensive Coordinator
1989 38 College Arizona State Offensive Coordinator
1990 39 College Arizona State Offensive Coordinator
1991 40 College Arizona State Offensive Coordinator
1992 41 NFL Los Angeles Rams Offensive Assistant
1993 42 NFL Los Angeles Rams Offensive Assistant
1994 43 NFL Los Angeles Rams Quarterbacks
1995 44 NFL St. Louis Rams Wide Receivers
1996 45 NFL St. Louis Rams Wide Receivers
1997 46 NFL Washington Redskins Quarterbacks
1998 47 NFL Washington Redskins Quarterbacks
1999 48 NFL St. Louis Rams Offensive Coordinator
2000 49 NFL St. Louis Rams Head Coach
2001 50 NFL St. Louis Rams Head Coach
2002 51 NFL St. Louis Rams Head Coach
2003 52 NFL St. Louis Rams Head Coach
2004 53 NFL St. Louis Rams Head Coach
2005 54 NFL St. Louis Rams Head Coach
2006 55 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
2007 56 NFL Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator
2008 57 NFL San Francisco 49ers Offensive Coordinator
2010 59 NFL Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator
2011 60 NFL Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2000-09-04 2 12 2-12 DEN 32 U Kurt Warner pass incomplete intended for Ricky Proehl.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2000-09-17 1 15 1-15 RAM 42 O Kurt Warner pass incomplete intended for Tony Horne is intercepted by Ahmed Plummer at SFO-44.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Kurt Warner pass incomplete intended for Tony Horne (defended by Lance Schulters)
2000-10-22 3 6 3-6 KAN 36 O Elvis Grbac pass incomplete.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Elvis Grbac sacked by Leonard Little for -4 yards
2000-10-29 3 11 3-11 RAM 41 U Trent Green pass incomplete intended for Torry Holt.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2000-11-20 2 8 2-8 WAS 26 O Trent Green pass incomplete intended for Ernie Conwell.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Trent Green pass complete to Ernie Conwell for 12 yards (tackle by LaVar Arrington)
2000-11-26 2 1 2-1 RAM 48 O Aaron Brooks for 23 yards (tackle by Keith Lyle).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Aaron Brooks for 6 yards (tackle by Keith Lyle)
2000-11-26 4 4 4-4 RAM 30 U Trent Green pass complete to Az-Zahir Hakim for 3 yards (tackle by Fred Thomas).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2000-12-18 3 5 3-5 RAM 28 U Shaun King pass complete to Jacquez Green for 8 yards (tackle by Dexter McCleon).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2000Challenges: 8 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 4
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2001-09-30 2 10 2-10 RAM 41 U Jay Fiedler pass incomplete intended for Chris Chambers is intercepted by Dre' Bly at STL-1.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-10-14 3 5 3-5 RAM 46 U Kurt Warner sacked by Michael Strahan for -9 yards. Kurt Warner fumbles (forced by Michael Strahan), recovered by Kenny Holmes at STL-39. Penalty on Ryan Tucker: Offensive Holding (Declined).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-10-21 2 7 2-7 RAM 24 U Robert Holcombe left end for 8 yards (tackle by Chris Hayes). Robert Holcombe fumbles (forced by Chris Hayes), recovered by James Reed at STL-33.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-10-28 1 10 1-10 RAM 19 U Aaron Brooks pass incomplete intended for Joe Horn (defended by Aeneas Williams).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-10-28 3 5 3-5 NOR 23 U Kurt Warner pass complete to Trung Canidate for 3 yards. Trung Canidate fumbles, recovered by Chris Oldham at NOR-21 (tackle by Kurt Warner).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-11-11 4 2 4-2 CAR 47 O Todd Sauerbrun punts 47 yards.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Todd Sauerbrun punts 53 yards, touchback
2001-11-18 1 10 1-10 NWE 14 O Tom Brady pass complete to Troy Brown for 8 yards (tackle by Mark Fields).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Tom Brady pass incomplete intended for Troy Brown
2001-11-26 2 10 2-10 RAM 23 O Warrick Dunn right end for 11 yards (tackle by Dexter McCleon).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Warrick Dunn right end for 9 yards (tackle by Mark Fields)
2001-11-26 3 10 3-10 RAM 19 O Kurt Warner sacked by Steve White for -6 yards. Kurt Warner fumbles (forced by Steve White), recovered by Shelton Quarles at STL-15 (tackle by Frank Garcia).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Kurt Warner pass incomplete (defended by Steve White)
2001-12-02 4 11 4-11 ATL 43 U Michael Vick up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Brian Young).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-12-17 RAM 30 U Jeff Wilkins kicks off 64 yards, returned by Deuce McAllister for 37 yards (tackle by Yo Murphy).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001-12-17 1 10 1-10 NOR 39 U Kurt Warner pass complete to Ernie Conwell for 33 yards (tackle by Sammy Knight). Ernie Conwell fumbles (forced by Sammy Knight), recovered by Sammy Knight at NOR-6 (tackle by Ernie Conwell).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2001Challenges: 12 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 8
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2002-11-10 3 15 3-15 SDG 46 U Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Isaac Bruce.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2002-11-18 2 2 2-2 CHI 44 O Chris Chandler pass complete to Stanley Pritchett for 27 yards (tackle by Tommy Polley).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Chris Chandler pass complete to Stanley Pritchett for 21 yards (tackle by Tommy Polley)
2002-11-24 1 10 1-10 WAS 42 O Lamar Gordon left end for 8 yards (tackle by Jeremiah Trotter). Lamar Gordon fumbles (forced by Jeremiah Trotter), recovered by Rashad Bauman at WAS-32.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Lamar Gordon left end for 5 yards (tackle by Jeremiah Trotter)
2002-12-01 3 17 3-17 RAM 19 U Kurt Warner pass complete to Torry Holt for 16 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis). Torry Holt fumbles (forced by Michael Lewis), recovered by Bobby Taylor at STL-37 and returned for 8 yards (tackle by Ricky Proehl).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2002-12-08 2 5 2-5 KAN 42 U Jamie Martin sacked by Eric Hicks for -12 yards. Jamie Martin fumbles (forced by Eric Hicks), recovered by Duane Clemons at STL-42 and returned for 42 yards, touchdown.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2002-12-15 1 8 1-8 CRD 8 O Marc Bulger sacked for -3 yards. Marc Bulger fumbles, recovered by Wendell Bryant at ARI-16.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Isaac Bruce (defended by Fred Wakefield)
2002-12-22 4 1 4-1 SEA 12 U Jamie Martin up the middle for no gain (tackle by Anthony Simmons and D.D. Lewis).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2002Challenges: 7 Overturned: 3 Upheld: 4
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2003-09-07 1 10 1-10 RAM 20 U Kurt Warner pass incomplete intended for Isaac Bruce.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2003-09-21 1 10 1-10 SEA 47 U Matt Hasselbeck pass incomplete intended for Koren Robinson (defended by Jerametrius Butler).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2003-10-13 2 11 2-11 ATL 21 O Doug Johnson pass complete to T.J. Duckett for 4 yards (tackle by Tommy Polley).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Doug Johnson pass incomplete intended for T.J. Duckett
2003-10-19 3 4 3-4 RAM 15 U Brett Favre pass incomplete.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2003-11-02 1 10 1-10 RAM 27 O Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Torry Holt.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass complete to Torry Holt for 19 yards (tackle by Tony Parrish)
2003-11-02 3 5 3-5 SFO 5 U Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Kevin Curtis.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2003-11-23 3 4 3-4 CRD 26 U Josh McCown pass incomplete intended for Anquan Boldin (defended by Tommy Polley).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2003-12-08 2 7 2-7 RAM 35 O Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Torry Holt is intercepted by Earl Little at 50 and returned for 7 yards (tackle by Dave Wohlabaugh).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Torry Holt is intercepted by Earl Little at CLE-48
2003-12-14 2 7 2-7 RAM 50 O Maurice Morris for 5 yards (tackle by Travis Fisher).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Maurice Morris for 4 yards (tackle by Travis Fisher)
2004-01-10 3 5 3-5 RAM 5 U Jake Delhomme right tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Leonard Little). Jake Delhomme fumbles (forced by Leonard Little), recovered by Muhsin Muhammad at STL-0, touchdown.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2003Challenges: 10 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 6
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2004-09-12 1 10 1-10 CRD 40 U Steven Jackson left guard for 14 yards (tackle by Quentin Harris). Steven Jackson fumbles (forced by Quentin Harris), recovered by Adrian Wilson at ARI-24 (tackle by Andy McCollum).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-09-19 ATL 30 U Jay Feely kicks onside 14 yards, recovered by Jay Feely (onside kick successful).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-10-24 4 17 4-17 MIA 49 O Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Shaun McDonald.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Marc Bulger pass complete to Shaun McDonald for 23 yards
2004-11-14 3 3 3-3 RAM 21 U Matt Hasselbeck pass incomplete intended for Jerramy Stevens is intercepted by Jerametrius Butler at STL-1.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004-11-14 3 18 3-18 SEA 18 U Marc Bulger pass incomplete intended for Shaun McDonald (defended by Anthony Simmons).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-01-15 3 6 3-6 RAM 6 U Michael Vick pass complete to Peerless Price for 6 yards, touchdown.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2004Challenges: 6 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 5
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2005-09-11 SFO 30 U Joe Nedney kicks off 69 yards.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-09-18 2 10 2-10 RAM 11 O Kurt Warner pass complete to Bryant Johnson for 10 yards (tackle by Jerome Carter).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Kurt Warner pass incomplete intended for Bryant Johnson (defended by Chris Johnson)
2005-09-18 3 11 3-11 CRD 50 U Kurt Warner pass complete to Charles Lee for 20 yards (tackle by Jerome Carter).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-09-25 1 10 1-10 OTI 24 U Marc Bulger for no gain. Marc Bulger fumbles, recovered by Peter Sirmon at TEN-30 and returned for 41 yards (tackle by Steven Jackson).
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005-10-02 4 1 4-1 RAM 1 U Eli Manning pass complete to Amani Toomer for 1 yard, touchdown.
STL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2005Challenges: 5 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 4
TotalChallenges: 48 Overturned: 17 Upheld: 31

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Rich Brooks Wide Receivers
Chuck Knox Offensive Assistant, Quarterbacks
Rod Marinelli Offensive Coordinator
Mike Nolan Offensive Coordinator
Lovie Smith Offensive Coordinator
Norv Turner Quarterbacks
Dick Vermeil Offensive Coordinator