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John Marshall
Personal information
Born:(1945-10-02)October 2, 1945
Grover Beach, California, U.S.
Died:November 2, 2021(2021-11-02) (aged 76)
Central Oregon, U.S.
Career information
College:Washington State
Career history
As a coach:
Coaching stats at PFR

John Marshall (October 2, 1945 – November 2, 2021) was an American football coach. His final NFL stop was defensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders from 2009–2010.

Marshall, a coaching veteran of over 40 years, was mostly associated with coaching linebackers. He earned two Super Bowl rings during his time with the San Francisco 49ers, where he was an assistant.

Marshall coached linebackers for the Detroit Lions in 2002, where he was on the staff of Marty Mornhinweg. Marshall had previously served as defensive coordinator under Steve Mariucci with the San Francisco 49ers in 1997 and 1998. Marshall died in 2021 at the age of 76; he had prostate cancer in his later years.[1][2]


  1. ^ John William Marshall, Jr.
  2. ^ Raiders Public Relations (November 5, 2021). "Raiders Family mourns passing of John Marshall".