2014 Coaching Staff Headshots

Jerry Gray

Defensive Backs


Now in his 3rd decade in the NFL as a coach and player, Jerry Gray’s experience has helped rebuild the Vikings defense to one of the top units in the NFL. Led by All-Pro talents CB Xavier Rhodes and S Harrison Smith, the Vikings DBs feature 4 secondary members drafted in the 1st round in CB Terence Newman (#5, 2003, Dallas), CB Trae Waynes (#11, 2015), Rhodes (#25, 2013) and Smith (#29, 2012).

Gray has served as a defensive coordinator twice, with the Buffalo Bills (2001-05) and Tennessee Titans (2011-13), and played for 9 seasons as a standout DB. Gray has also tutored the DBs for the Seattle Seahawks (2010), Washington Redskins (2006-09) and Titans (1999-2000).