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Derrick Burroughs
Date of birth May 18, 1962 (1962-05-18) (age 47)
Place of birth Mobile, Alabama
Position(s) Cornerback
College University of Memphis
NFL Draft 1985 / Round 1 / Pick 14
Playing stats
Team(s) as a player
1985-1989 Buffalo Bills
Team(s) as a coach/administrator








Knoxville College
(Assistant Head Coach)
Amsterdam Admirals
(Running Backs Coach)
Berlin Thunder
(Defensive Backs Coach)
Los Angeles Avengers
(Defensive Backs Coach)
Memphis Maniax
(Secondary Coach)
Clark Atlanta
(Defensive Coordinator)
Stillman College
(Defensive Backs Coach)
Alabama State University
(Defensive Backs Coach)
New York Sentinels
(Administrative Assistant)
(Defensive Assistant)

Derrick Burroughs (born May 18, 1962 in Mobile, Alabama) is an American football coach and former cornerback who played five seasons in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills. He is currently an administrative assistant/defensive assistant for the New York Sentinels of the United Football League.[1]

Coaching career

Burroughs began his coaching career in 1995 as assistant head coach/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.


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