Greg McMahon

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Greg McMahon
LSU Tigers
Position:Special teams coordinator
Personal information
Born:Rantoul, Illinois
Career information
College:Eastern Illinois
Career history
As coach:
Career highlights and awards

Greg McMahon is an American football coach. He is the special teams coordinator at Louisiana State University (LSU).[1]

Playing career[edit]

A native of Rantoul, Illinois, McMahon was a defensive back for Eastern Illinois, graduating in 1982.

Coaching career[edit]

McMahon began his coaching career at his alma mater, Eastern Illinois, in 1982. From 1983–1984, he coached at the University of Minnesota[2] and at the University of North Alabama from 1985–1987. He then moved on to two one-year coaching stints at Southern Illinois in 1988 and Valdosta State in 1989.

From 1990–1991, McMahon was the tight end, offensive tackle and special teams coach for the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. McMahon then spent 13 seasons (1992–2004) as an assistant coach at the University of Illinois as a wide receiver and tight end/special teams coach.[2] He then spent one year as tight end/special teams coach at East Carolina in 2005.

McMahon moved to the NFL as the assistant special teams coach for the New Orleans Saints from 2006–2007 and special teams coordinator from 2008–2016.[3]

In 2017, McMahon became the special teams consultant at LSU.[4] On January 12, 2018, he was named special teams coordinator at LSU.[5]


  1. ^ "Former Saints coach Greg McMahon joining LSU support staff as consultant". Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Former Big Ten Players and Coaches Set to Compete in Super Bowl XLIV". Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Saints Part Ways with Five Assistant Coaches". Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Report: LSU adds former Saints coach Greg McMahon as a consultant". Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Greg McMahon announced as LSU's special teams coordinator". Retrieved 2018-01-12.

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