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Mike Singletary

Michael Singletary

Position: LB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 230 lbs.

Born: October 9, 1958 in Houston, TX
High School: Evan E. Worthing
College: Baylor   (school history)    (Singletary college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 2nd round (38th overall) of the 1981 NFL Draft.
10-time Pro Bowler & 7-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1998

Playing 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
2008 50 San Francisco 49ers NFL 9 5 4 0 .556 2 4 1 Coach starting Week 8
2009 51 San Francisco 49ers NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 2 8 4
2010 52 San Francisco 49ers NFL 15 5 10 0 .333 3 7 4 Fired after Week 16
3 yrs 40 18 22 0 .450 0 0 0 2.3 19 9

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

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
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
2009 SFO 32 16 5 13 24 27 18 10 30 25 19 12 11 21 22 15 12 25 15 4 5 14 6 14 3 1 28 21 2 11 12
2010 SFO 32 20 15 20 21 24 24 11 25 19 21 17 6 22 18 24 13 15 13 16 25 23 6 8 2 29 22 24 21 17 22
3 yrs %tile 43 50 45 32 26 36 48 18 29 35 51 52 40 48 49 50 43 60 58 43 43 77 65 90 43 26 35 57 52 52

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
2003 45 NFL Baltimore Ravens Linebackers
2004 46 NFL Baltimore Ravens Linebackers
2005 47 NFL San Francisco 49ers Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers
2006 48 NFL San Francisco 49ers Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers
2007 49 NFL San Francisco 49ers Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers
2008 50 NFL San Francisco 49ers Interim Head Coach/Assistant Head Coach/LBs
2009 51 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
2010 52 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
2011 53 NFL Minnesota Vikings Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers
2012 54 NFL Minnesota Vikings Asst. Head Coach/Linebackers
2013 55 NFL Minnesota Vikings Asst. Head Coach/Linebackers

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2008-11-10 3 8 3-8 CRD 44 U Shaun Hill pass incomplete short right intended for Jason Hill.
SFO challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2008-11-16 2 1 2-1 RAM 49 U Marc Bulger pass complete deep right to Donnie Avery for 29 yards. Penalty on STL: Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards.
SFO challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2008-11-23 2 7 2-7 DAL 29 O Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Tashard Choice.
SFO challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Tony Romo for no gain. Tony Romo fumbles, recovered by Manny Lawson at DAL-17 (tackle by Flozell Adams)
2008-12-21 2 18 2-18 RAM 42 U Steven Jackson up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Justin Smith).
SFO challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld.
2008Challenges: 4 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2009-09-13 4 4 4-4 CRD 14 O Ben Graham punts 45 yards, returned by Allen Rossum for -4 yards. Penalty on SFO: Defensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play).
SFO challenged the too many players on field ruling, and the play was overturned: Ben Graham punts 45 yards, returned by Allen Rossum for -4 yards
2009-09-27 1 10 1-10 MIN 48 O Brett Favre pass complete deep right to Sidney Rice for 26 yards (tackle by Nate Clements).
SFO challenged the illegal forward pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Brett Favre up the middle for 1 yard. Penalty on Brett Favre: Illegal Forward Pass, 5 yards
2009-11-01 2 10 2-10 SFO 44 U Alex Smith pass complete short left to Michael Crabtree for 2 yards (tackle by Jerraud Powers). Michael Crabtree fumbles (forced by Jerraud Powers), recovered by Jerraud Powers at SFO-46 and returned for 4 yards (tackle by Isaac Bruce).
SFO challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-11-08 2 10 2-10 OTI 19 O Chris Johnson left end for 81 yards, touchdown.
SFO challenged the runner was in bounds ruling, and the play was overturned: Chris Johnson for 41 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis)
2009-11-12 1 10 1-10 SFO 41 U Alex Smith pass incomplete deep right intended for Michael Crabtree.
SFO challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-11-22 2 9 2-9 GNB 42 U Brandon Jackson right end for 8 yards (tackle by Matt Wilhelm).
SFO challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-12-14 2 9 2-9 CRD 40 U Alex Smith pass incomplete is intercepted by Darnell Dockett and returned for 3 yards. Darnell Dockett fumbles (forced by Adam Snyder), recovered by Darnell Dockett at ARI-46.
SFO challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-12-14 1 10 1-10 CRD 6 O Tim Hightower right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Manny Lawson).
SFO challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Tim Hightower right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Dashon Goldson and Manny Lawson). Tim Hightower fumbles (forced by Dashon Goldson), recovered by Dre' Bly at ARI-8
2009Challenges: 8 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 4
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2010-09-20 4 10 4-10 NOR 44 O Thomas Morstead punts 42 yards, muffed catch by Phillip Adams, recovered by Jason Kyle and returned for no gain.
SFO challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Thomas Morstead punts 38 yards
2010-10-03 1 10 1-10 ATL 12 O Alex Smith pass complete short right to Vernon Davis for 11 yards (tackle by Mike Peterson).
SFO challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was overturned: Alex Smith pass complete short right to Vernon Davis for 12 yards, touchdown
2010-10-31 1 10 1-10 SFO 44 U Kyle Orton pass complete deep right to Brandon Lloyd for 29 yards (tackle by Taylor Mays).
SFO challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-11-29 3 6 3-6 CRD 8 O Troy Smith sacked by Paris Lenon for -9 yards. Troy Smith fumbles (forced by Paris Lenon), recovered by Kerry Rhodes at ARI-15 and returned for 7 yards (tackle by Dominique Zeigler).
SFO challenged the backward pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Troy Smith pass incomplete
2010-12-16 3 8 3-8 SFO 21 U Philip Rivers pass complete deep right to Vincent Jackson for 21 yards, touchdown.
SFO challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-12-26 1 10 1-10 SFO 49 O Sam Bradford pass complete deep left to Danario Alexander for 49 yards, touchdown.
SFO challenged the runner was in bounds ruling, and the play was overturned: Sam Bradford pass complete deep left to Danario Alexander for 46 yards (tackle by Shawntae Spencer)
2011-01-02 3 8 3-8 SFO 20 U John Skelton pass complete short right to Larry Fitzgerald for 10 yards (tackle by Tramaine Brock).
SFO challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010Challenges: 7 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 3
TotalChallenges: 19 Overturned: 9 Upheld: 10

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Brian Billick Linebackers
Leslie Frazier Asst. Head Coach/Linebackers, Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers
Mike Nolan Interim Head Coach/Assistant Head Coach/LBs, Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers