Dennis Allen was named the 17th head coach of the New Orleans Saints franchise on Feb. 8, 2022. The appointment brings Allen’s tenure in New Orleans full circle as he has been a member of the team’s coaching staff for 12 seasons.
Now in his 27th year in coaching and 21st in the NFL, Allen has played for, coached with and learned from some of the best coaches in all of football. He was recruited to play at Texas A&M by R.C. Slocum and in the NFL he has honed his skills on the staff of Super Bowl XLIV champion head coach Sean Payton for 12 seasons and also for Super Bowl participants John Fox and Dan Reeves.