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Dennis Allen

Defensive Coordinator

College: Texas A&M

Hometown: Hurst, TX

Biography

Now in his second stint in New Orleans, Dennis Allen enters his fourth full season as the team’s defensive coordinator in his tenth campaign with the club after he was re-hired by Saints Head Coach Sean Payton in 2015. Allen’s resume includes 23 years of coaching experience, including the last 17 in the National Football League. One of the most respected defensive minds in the NFL, Allen has led a New Orleans defense that has experienced a significant rise in most team statistical categories since 2016, while also developing a promising group of young defenders, mixed with veteran leaders and shrewd free agent acquisitions.

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