Vernon Dean
DC Defenders
Position:Defensive backs coach
Personal information
Born: (1959-05-05) May 5, 1959 (age 63)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:178 lb (81 kg)
Career information
High school:Los Angeles (CA)
College:San Diego State
NFL Draft:1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at · PFR

Wellington Vernon Dean (born May 5, 1959) is a former professional American football cornerback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks. He played college football at San Diego State University and was drafted in the second round of the 1982 NFL Draft. Dean was the Defensive Backs coach at Virginia State University [1] and is currently the Defensive Backs coach for the DC Defenders of the XFL.

Professional career

Dean played 7 seasons in the NFL, 6 with the Washington Redskins. His finest season was in 1984, when he picked off 7 passes and had 114 int return yards and scored 2 touchdowns. He appeared in 101 games throughout his career, and finished with 22 interceptions and 2 touchdowns.[2]

Coaching career

Dean was hired by the DC Defenders on September 13, 2022.[3]

Personal life

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  2. ^ "Vernon Dean Stats, News and Video - DB".
  3. ^ "XFL Finalizes Coaching and Football Operations Staffs for All Eight Teams". Retrieved 2022-12-30.