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Ray Horton

Ray Horton
Cleveland Browns
Defensive Coordinator
Personal information
Date of birth: (1960-04-12) April 12, 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth: Tacoma, Washington
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)Weight: 189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Tacoma (WA) Mount Tahoma
College: Washington
Debuted in 1983 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Last played in 1992 for the Dallas Cowboys
Made coaching debut in 1994 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
  • Washington Redskins (19941996)
    (assistant defensive backs coach)
  • Cincinnati Bengals (19972001)
    (defensive backs coach)
  • Detroit Lions (20022003)
    (Secondary coach)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (20042010)
    (Secondary coach)
  • Arizona Cardinals (20112012)
    (Defensive Coordinator)
  • Cleveland Browns 2013–present)
    (Defensive Coordinator)
  • Career highlights and awards
    • All Pac-10 (1982)
    • Super Bowl champion (XXVII, XL, XLIII)
    • Tied for Bengals rookie interception record, 5
    Career NFL statistics
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    Raymond Anthony Horton (born April 12, 1960) is the defensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns. He is also a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals and the Dallas Cowboys. During that time, he recorded 19 interceptions and returned them for 264 yards and 4 touchdowns. He also recovered 8 fumbles, which he returned for 48 yards and a touchdown. Horton was the starting punt returner for the Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII and won a championship ring in his last season with the Cowboys in Super Bowl XXVII.

    He later was an assistant coach for the Washington Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, and Pittsburgh Steelers.

    On February 9, 2011, Horton was named defensive coordinator for the Arizona Cardinals.[1]

    On January 18, 2013, Horton was hired as the defensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns.[2]


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