Derrick Burroughs
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Personal information
Born: (1962-05-18) May 18, 1962 (age 59)
Mobile, Alabama
Career information
NFL Draft:1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
Career history
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As a coach:
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Derrick D'wayne Burroughs (born May 18, 1962) is an American football coach and former cornerback who played five seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the Buffalo Bills. He served two stints as the head football coach at Lane College, from 2010 to 2013 and 2015 to 2019.

Mother Gertrude Ivon Burroughs

Siblings Carolyn Burroughs Creagh, Cathy Burroughs Crawford, Veronica Burroughs McCovery, Vivian Burroughs Dueberry, Christine Burroughs Keith, Raynard Burroughs, Monique Burroughs, Charlene Burroughs Dees,Tracye Burroughs Spencer

Children Shahmirria Andreece Colston, Mario Robbins, and Raven Burroughs

Coaching career

Burroughs began his coaching career in 1995 as assistant head coach and defensive coordinator for Knoxville College. Three years later, he joined the Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe in the role of running backs coach. Burroughs became the defensive backs coach of the Berlin Thunder in 1999. He served in a similar capacity with the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League (2000) and Memphis Maniax of the XFL (2001). After four years in private business he returned to coaching in 2006 as defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach at Clark Atlanta. In 2007, he was the defensive backs coach at Stillman College. Burroughs spent 2008 in the same role at Alabama State University. On February 6, 2010, Burroughs became the head football coach at Lane College. He returned to Lane in 2015 after a one-year stint at Jackson State University.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Lane Dragons (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (2010–2013)
2010 Lane 0–10 0–9 9th
2011 Lane 4–6 2–5 4th (West)
2012 Lane 5–5 3–4 3rd (West)
2013 Lane 7–3 3–2 3rd (West)
Lane Dragons (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (2015–2019)
2015 Lane 3–7 1–4 5th (West)
2016 Lane 5–5 3–4 4th (West)
2017 Lane 2–8 1–5 4th (West)
2018 Lane 3–6 2–4 4th (West)
2019 Lane 4–6 2–4 T–4th (West)
Lane: 33–56 17–41
Total: 33–56