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Bill O'Brien

William James O'Brien

Born: October 23, 1969 in Dorchester, MA
College: Brown

College Coaching Record

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
2014 45 Houston Texans NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2 6 1
2015 46 Houston Texans NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 1 9 5
2 yrs 32 18 14 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 1.5 15 6

Games over .500: 4
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 1

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
2011 NWE 32 2 3 3 10 2 3 3 17 20 3 24 1 3 2 4 5 2 31 15 3 9 17 19 24 7 29 31 22 2 29
2014 HOU 32 13 2 11 19 17 14 11 1 5 14 23 13 30 24 17 13 13 16 7 1 13 10 2 10 2 31 21 22 3 7
2015 HOU 32 12 10 12 6 19 21 11 5 15 24 28 7 9 18 15 11 26 3 7 12 8 10 10 17 11 14 3 11 13 3
2 yrs %tile 64 84 67 64 47 48 69 94 72 44 23 72 42 38 53 66 42 73 81 83 70 72 84 61 83 33 66 52 78 88

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1993 24 College Brown Tight Ends
1994 25 College Brown Inside Linebackers
1995 26 College Georgia Tech Graduate Asst.
1996 27 College Georgia Tech Graduate Asst.
1997 28 College Georgia Tech Graduate Asst.
1998 29 College Georgia Tech Running Backs
1999 30 College Georgia Tech Running Backs
2000 31 College Georgia Tech Running Backs
2001 32 College Georgia Tech Offensive Coordinator/QBs
2002 33 College Georgia Tech Asst. Head Coach
2003 34 College Maryland Running Backs
2004 35 College Maryland Running Backs
2005 36 College Duke Offensive Coordinator/QBs
2006 37 College Duke Offensive Coordinator/QBs
2007 38 NFL New England Patriots Offensive Asst.
2008 39 NFL New England Patriots Wide Receivers
2009 40 NFL New England Patriots Quarterbacks
2010 41 NFL New England Patriots Quarterbacks
2011 42 NFL New England Patriots Offensive Coordinator
2012 43 College Penn State Head Coach
2013 44 College Penn State Head Coach
2014 45 NFL Houston Texans Head Coach
2015 46 NFL Houston Texans Head Coach

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2014-09-07 2 2 2-2 HTX 22 U Alfred Morris right end for 21 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph).
HOU challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014-10-09 3 9 3-9 CLT 46 O Andrew Luck pass complete deep middle to Reggie Wayne for 18 yards (tackle by A.J. Bouye).
HOU challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Andrew Luck pass incomplete deep middle intended for Reggie Wayne
2014-10-20 1 10 1-10 HTX 46 U Ben Roethlisberger pass complete deep left to Antonio Brown for 30 yards (tackle by Andre Hal).
HOU challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014-11-02 4 1 4-1 HTX 4 U Chris Polk up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Danieal Manning and Kendrick Lewis).
HOU challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014-12-21 1 10 1-10 HTX 20 U Case Keenum pass incomplete short right intended for Andre Johnson.
HOU challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014-12-28 1 10 1-10 JAX 28 U Blake Bortles pass complete short right to Allen Hurns for 10 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph).
HOU challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014Challenges: 6 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 5
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2015-09-13 2 6 2-6 KAN 16 O Brian Hoyer pass incomplete short left intended for DeAndre Hopkins.
HOU challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Brian Hoyer pass complete short left to DeAndre Hopkins for 5 yards
2015-09-13 1 10 1-10 KAN 48 O Alex Smith pass complete deep left to Jeremy Maclin for 39 yards (tackle by Johnathan Joseph).
HOU challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Alex Smith pass incomplete deep left intended for Jeremy Maclin
2015-09-27 3 6 3-6 TAM 41 O Jameis Winston pass complete short left to Mike Evans for 8 yards (tackle by A.J. Bouye). Mike Evans fumbles (forced by A.J. Bouye), recovered by Brian Cushing at TAM-49 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Logan Mankins).
HOU challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Jameis Winston pass incomplete short left intended for Mike Evans
2015-09-27 2 6 2-6 HTX 37 U Jameis Winston pass complete deep left to Louis Murphy for 19 yards (tackle by Kevin Johnson).
HOU challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2015-11-22 3 1 3-1 NYJ 29 U Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete deep right to Eric Decker for 25 yards (tackle by Kevin Johnson). Penalty on Benardrick McKinney: Defensive Holding (Declined), Penalty on Kevin Johnson: Illegal Contact (Declined).
HOU challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2015-12-13 1 10 1-10 HTX 38 O Tom Brady pass complete deep right to Danny Amendola for 16 yards (tackle by Andre Hal).
HOU challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Tom Brady pass incomplete deep right intended for Danny Amendola
2015-12-13 3 3 3-3 HTX 31 O Tom Brady pass complete short right to James White for 20 yards (tackle by Andre Hal).
HOU challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for James White
2015-12-20 4 1 4-1 CLT 39 U Pat McAfee punts 41 yards, returned by Keith Mumphery for 15 yards (tackle by Josh McNary). Penalty on A.J. Bouye: Defensive Holding (Declined), Penalty on Whitney Mercilus: Running Into the Kicker, 5 yards (no play).
HOU challenged the running into the kicker ruling, and the play was upheld.
2016-01-03 3 7 3-7 JAX 37 U Blake Bortles pass incomplete short right intended for Allen Hurns (defended by Johnathan Joseph).
HOU challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2015Challenges: 9 Overturned: 5 Upheld: 4
TotalChallenges: 15 Overturned: 6 Upheld: 9

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Bill Belichick Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Offensive Asst., Offensive Coordinator