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Matt LaFleur
Offensive Coordinator

Biography

Matt LaFleur was hired as offensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams in February 2017. LaFleur joins the Rams fresh off his first Super Bowl appearance as quarterbacks coach for the Atlanta Falcons.

The 2016 season marked LaFleur’s second season coaching quarterbacks for the Falcons, and it was a prolific year for QB Matt Ryan. Ryan was named NFL MVP and Offensive Player of the Year after throwing for 4,944 yards and 38 touchdowns for a 117.1 quarterback rating. Ryan recorded his sixth straight year throwing for at least 4,000 yards. Currently, Ryan is one of three quarterbacks to accomplish that feat, joining Drew Brees and Matthew Stafford.

In LaFleur’s first season with Atlanta, Ryan was also third in the NFL in completions (407), fifth in yards (4,591), and sixth in completion percentage (66.3).

LaFleur spent the 2014 season in the same role at the University Notre Dame. Under LaFleur’s tutelage, in 2014 Irish QB Everett Golson completed 256-of-427 passes (60 percent) for 3,445 yards with 29 touchdowns. Prior to arriving in South Bend, LaFleur spent four seasons in the same role with the Washington Redskins. LaFleur worked in Washington with QB Robert Griffin III, who became the first Redskins rookie quarterback selected to the Pro Bowl and led the team to its first NFC East title in 13 years.

Under LaFleur, Griffin established Redskins rookie records in pass completions (258), passing yards (3,200), passing touchdowns (20) and rushing yards by a quarterback (815). Prior to joining the Redskins, LaFleur spent two seasons as an offensive assistant for the Houston Texans (2008-09) where he worked with the quarterbacks and wide receivers. LaFleur was the offensive coordinator at Ashland University prior to joining the Texans. He began his coaching career at Saginaw Valley State as an offensive assistant and also spent time at Central Michigan (2004-05) and Northern Michigan (2006) universities.

LaFleur played quarterback at Saginaw Valley State where he guided the Cardinals to three-straight NCAA Division II playoff appearances. He and his wife, BreAnne, have two sons: Luke and Ty.

Matt LaFleur was hired as offensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams in February 2017. LaFleur joins the Rams fresh off his first Super Bowl appearance as quarterbacks coach for the Atlanta Falcons.

The 2016 season marked LaFleur’s second season coaching quarterbacks for the Falcons, and it was a prolific year for QB Matt Ryan. Ryan was named NFL MVP and Offensive Player of the Year after throwing for 4,944 yards and 38 touchdowns for a 117.1 quarterback rating. Ryan recorded his sixth straight year throwing for at least 4,000 yards. Currently, Ryan is one of three quarterbacks to accomplish that feat, joining Drew Brees and Matthew Stafford.

In LaFleur’s first season with Atlanta, Ryan was also third in the NFL in completions (407), fifth in yards (4,591), and sixth in completion percentage (66.3).

LaFleur spent the 2014 season in the same role at the University Notre Dame. Under LaFleur’s tutelage, in 2014 Irish QB Everett Golson completed 256-of-427 passes (60 percent) for 3,445 yards with 29 touchdowns. Prior to arriving in South Bend, LaFleur spent four seasons in the same role with the Washington Redskins. LaFleur worked in Washington with QB Robert Griffin III, who became the first Redskins rookie quarterback selected to the Pro Bowl and led the team to its first NFC East title in 13 years.

Under LaFleur, Griffin established Redskins rookie records in pass completions (258), passing yards (3,200), passing touchdowns (20) and rushing yards by a quarterback (815). Prior to joining the Redskins, LaFleur spent two seasons as an offensive assistant for the Houston Texans (2008-09) where he worked with the quarterbacks and wide receivers. LaFleur was the offensive coordinator at Ashland University prior to joining the Texans. He began his coaching career at Saginaw Valley State as an offensive assistant and also spent time at Central Michigan (2004-05) and Northern Michigan (2006) universities.

LaFleur played quarterback at Saginaw Valley State where he guided the Cardinals to three-straight NCAA Division II playoff appearances. He and his wife, BreAnne, have two sons: Luke and Ty.

 

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