Brian Callahan
Tennessee Titans
Position:Head coach
Personal information
Born: (1984-06-10) June 10, 1984 (age 39)
Champaign, Illinois, U.S.
Career information
High school:De La Salle (CA)
Career history
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Head coaching record
Regular season:0–0 (–)
Coaching stats at PFR

Brian Callahan (born June 10, 1984) is an American football coach who is the head coach for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He previously served as the offensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals from 2019 to 2023.

Callahan played college football at UCLA and began his coaching career with the Denver Broncos in 2010 and served as an assistant coach for the Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions and Oakland Raiders. He is the son of NFL coach Bill Callahan.

Early life and education

Born in Champaign, Illinois, Callahan attended De La Salle High School in Concord, California before playing at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) as a quarterback from 2002 to 2005. While at UCLA, Callahan earned a bachelor's degree in sociology in 2006 and a master's degree in education in 2008.

Coaching career

Early career

In 2006, Callahan began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He then served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Juníper Serra High School in San Mateo, California from 2008 to 2009.

Denver Broncos

In 2010, Callahan was hired by the Denver Broncos as a coaching assistant.[1] He held various positions with the team through the 2015 NFL season. He was part of the Broncos staff when the team won Super Bowl 50 over the Carolina Panthers.[2]

Detroit Lions

In February 2016, Callahan was hired by the Detroit Lions as their quarterbacks coach.[3]

Oakland Raiders

In January 2018, Callahan was hired by the Oakland Raiders as their quarterbacks coach.[4]

Cincinnati Bengals

On February 7, 2019, Callahan was hired by the Cincinnati Bengals as their offensive coordinator.[5]

Tennessee Titans

On January 24, 2024, Callahan was hired by the Tennessee Titans as their head coach.[6]

Personal life

Callahan and his wife, Allyson, have a son, Ronan, and a daughter, Norah.

Callahan is the son of Bill Callahan, the former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and Nebraska and offensive line coach of the Cleveland Browns. Upon Callahan's hiring as head coach of the Tennessee Titans, Bill Callahan left Cleveland to join his son's coaching staff as offensive line coach.[7]


  1. ^ Shrout, Brian. "2010 Denver Broncos Positional Previews - Coaches". Mile High Report. Vox Media/SB Nation. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  2. ^ "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  3. ^ Renck, Troy. "Brian Callahan, Broncos offensive quality control coach, hired by Lions". The Denver Post. MediaNews Group. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
  4. ^ Schneidman, Matt. "Report: Raiders to hire Brian Callahan as quarterbacks coach". The Mercury News. MediaNews Group. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. ^ "Cincinnati Bengals announce Brian Callahan as offensive coordinator.He led the bengals to a Super Bowl in 2021-2022. They lost to the rams".
  6. ^ "Titans hire Brian Callahan for head coaching job".
  7. ^ Mary Kay Cabot, cleveland com (February 2, 2024). "Browns OL coach Bill Callahan leaves to join his son Brian Callahan, the new Titans head coach". cleveland. Retrieved February 2, 2024.