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Coaching Staff Running Backs 16th season in NFL (9 as a player) ■ 1st season with Raiders Bernie Parmalee enters his first season with the Oakland Raiders as running backs coach. He returns to the NFL coaching ranks after spending a season with Kansas as quality control for offense. Parmalee served as the tight ends coach for three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs from 2010-12. In his first season with Kansas City, he was instrumental in the development of TE Tony Moeaki who caught 47 passes, the top mark by a rookie tight end in Chiefs history. Under his direction, Moeaki also finished with 556 receiving yards, trailing only TE Walter White (559) for the best total by a rookie tight end in club annals. In 2012, Moaeki finished second on the team with 453 receiving yards, behind only WR Dwayne Bowe. Prior to joining the Chiefs, Parmalee spent five seasons with Notre Dame, serving as the tight ends coach during his final three seasons. He tutored tight ends and assisted with special teams during his first two seasons. During his tenure with the Fighting Irish, Parmalee was instrumental in the development of three of the top tight ends in school history. Notre Dame was the only SENIOR OFFENSIVE ASISTANT 7th season in NFL ■ 1st season with Raiders DEFENSIVE BACKS 21st season in NFL (12 as a player) ■ 2nd season with Raiders 36 Gameday MAGAZINE school to have two tight ends selected in the first two rounds of the NFL Draft from 2006-09. A second-round selection (38th overall) of Seattle in 2008, TE John Carlson registered 100 catches for 1,093 yards at Notre Dame. TE Anthony Fasano caught 92 passes for 1,102 yards for the Fighting Irish before being selected by Dallas in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. TE Kyle Rudolph started all 13 contests as a freshman in 2008, becoming the first tight Notre Dame end to start every game as a freshman. He had 29 receptions, the most by a freshman in Notre Dame history, and was selected to the All-Freshman team by The Sporting News. Parmalee spent three seasons as an assistant coach with the Miami Dolphins before joining Notre Dame. During his coaching tenure with the Dolphins, he served as the tight ends coach (2004), assistant special teams/offensive assistant (running backs) (2003) and assistant special teams coach (2002). Parmalee tutored a position group in 2004 that was led by TE Randy McMichael, who caught a team-high 73 passes for 791 yards with four TDs. BERNIE PARMALEE Jake Peetz enters his seventh NFL season and his first with the Silver and Black as senior offensive assistant. He joins the Raiders after spending 2014 as the offensive quality control/assistant wide receivers coach with the Washington Redskins. In 2014, Peetz helped the Redskins receiving corps finish eighth in the NFL with an average of 278.8 receiving yards per game. WR DeSean Jackson led the team with 1,169 receiving yards and added six touchdowns in his first season with the team. WR Pierre Garcon led the team with 68 receptions. Prior to joining the Redskins, Peetz spent the 2013 season as an offensive analyst under Nick Saban at Alabama, assisting the quarterbacks and helping the Crimson Tide to an 11-2 record. Alabama spent the first 13 weeks of the season as the nation’s top-ranked team and boasted the nation’s consensus top recruiting class for 2014, according to Rivals.com, ESPN.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com. Peetz began his NFL coaching career with the Jacksonville Jaguars, spending five seasons there. He was named offensive assistant/assistant quarterbacks coach in 2012 and he assisted quarterbacks coach Greg Olson in addition to handling quality control duties. Prior to being named offensive assistant, he spent two seasons as the team’s BLESTO scout. He initially joined the Jaguars as a scouting assistant in May 2008. Before joining the NFL ranks, Peetz served as an offensive quality control coach at UCLA, assisting offensive coordinator Norm Chow with the quarterbacks. He joined the Bruins as a defensive quality control coach in 2007. Peetz began his college coaching career in 2006 at Santa Barbara (Calif.) City College, where he served as the safeties coach and special teams/strength and conditioning coordinator. Jake PEETZ Marcus Robertson enters his second season with the Raiders and first as defensive backs coach, after being promoted from assistant defensive backs coach in 2014. A 12-year NFL veteran as a player and former All-Pro safety, Robertson has served as an NFL assistant for eight years. As the assistant defensive backs coach with the Silver and Black in 2014, he tutored S Charles Woodson, who led the team in tackles (160) and interceptions (four). Woodson earned Defensive Player of the Week accolades for his performance in Week 12 against the Kansas City Chiefs when he became the first player in NFL history to post 50 career interceptions and 20 sacks. While serving as secondary coach with Detroit in 2013, Robertson helped the Lions finish seventh in the league with a total of 92 passes defensed. Robertson also tutored CB Chris Houston, who totaled two interceptions in 2013, becoming the first Lions defensive back to record 10 career picks since 2000. He served as defensive assistant/secondary coach in his first season with Detroit in 2012. Robertson was the secondary coach for the Tennessee Titans from 2009-11, helping the team rank second in the NFL in average passing yards/completion (10.6) during that span. In 2009, the Titans finished eighth in the NFL in interceptions (20) and second in interceptions returned for a touchdown (four). Robertson’s coaching career began as the assistant secondary coach with Tennessee for two seasons (2007-08). In 2008, the Titans secondary boasted three Pro Bowl selections, including CB Cortland Finnegan, S Chris Hope and S Michael Griffin. Overall, Tennessee defensive backs collected 19 interceptions, which ranked second in the NFL in interceptions by a secondary. In Robertson’s first season assisting with the secondary, the Titans improved from 27th to 10th in pass defense and from 32nd to fifth in overall yardage allowed. Robertson served as the Titans director of player development from 2003-06. He spent those four years assisting players with their career transition into and out of the NFL through continuing education, financial education and administering player programs. Robertson and his staff earned the Winston and Shell Award in 2006 for their innovation and commitment to player development in the NFL. Marcus ROBERTSON


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