Todd Downing Biography, Career, Family, Spouse and Net Worth

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  1. What does Todd Downing do for a living?
  2. Who are Todd Downing’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Todd Downing’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Todd Downing married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Todd Downing have any children?
  6. Where is Todd Downing now?
  7. How tall is Todd Downing?
  8. How much money does Todd Downing earn?
  9. What is Todd Downing’s net worth?

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 Who is Todd Downing?

Todd Downing is a well-known American professional football coach who is the offensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). Downing has previously worked as offensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders and also served as an assistant coach for the Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, and St. Louis Rams.

Todd Downing Career

Playing career

From 2000 to 2002, Todd played quarterback for the Minnesota Maulers, a semi-pro football team. He played quarterback and defensive back while assisting the Maulers to 3 consecutive championship games.

Coaching career

Early career

He got his first coaching job and was an assistant coach for Eden Prairie High School as a 9th grade B team offensive coach. During his time there, The Eagles won the Class 5A state title in 2000 against Matt Birk’s Cretin Durham Hall Raiders.

Minnesota Vikings

Downing was offered an internship by Chad Ostlund in Research and Development for the Minnesota Vikings in 2001. He became a Public Relations intern in 2002, a football systems analyst from 2003-04, and an offensive quality control coach in 2005.

St Louis Rams

In 2006, he was hired to be a defensive assistant and special teams assistant coach by the then-St. Louis Rams. Downing would then become the team’s quality control coach in 2008.

Detroit Lions

He joined the Detroit Lions with Scott Lineham as an offensive quality control coach in 2009. Downing was the assistant quarterbacks’ coach in 2010 and then promoted to the quarterbacks’ coach role from 2011-2013. As a quarterback coach in Detroit, Matthew Stafford averaged 4,885 yards, 30 touchdowns, and 17 interceptions from 2011 to 2013.

Buffalo Bills

Downing was the Buffalo Bills’ quarterback coach in 2014.

A photo of Todd Downing
A photo of Todd Downing

How old is Todd Downing?

Todd Downing is currently aged 42, having been born on July 22, 1980, in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, U.S. He shares his birthday with celebrities including George Clinton, Joanna Going, Paul Schrader, Don Henley, Willem Dafoe, Danny Glover, Albert Brooks, John Leguizamo, Keith Sweat, and Emily Saliers, among others.

Todd Downing Family

Who are Todd Downing’s parents?

Todd Downing was born to his parents in Eden Prairie, where he was brought up. He has not shared information about his family and parents with the media.

Does Todd Downing have siblings?

Downing has not shared any information about his family and it is unclear if he has any siblings.

Todd Downing Education

Downing attended Eden Prairie High School in Minnesota, where he graduated. He then enrolled at the University of Minnesota where he played college football before graduating.

Todd Downing Interests

Downing played football as a quarterback and defensive back for the Minnesota Maulers before becoming a coach.

Todd Downing Spouse

Downing is currently a married man and a father. He is married to his beautiful and loving wife, Julie Downing. The couple has one child together and resides in Williamson County. He has not shared his wife’s information with the media and she has kept a private life.

Todd Downing Children

Downing and his wife Julie have one child together, a son named Jackson Downing. He is very close with his son and has not shared much information about him with the media.

Todd Downing Height

Downing has a well-built, muscular, and athletic body, but has not shared his body measurements.

Oakland Raiders

Todd was hired as the quarterbacks’ coach for the Oakland Raiders under head coach Jack Del Rio in 2015. He is praised for assisting Derek Carr to become the first Raiders quarterback to be picked to a Pro Bowl since 2002. He was then named by Pro Football Focus as Quarterbacks Coach of the Year on January 20, 2015. Following coaching the team’s quarterbacks for 2 years, Downing was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2017, after they opted not to renew Bill Musgrave’s deal.

When Downing coached Carr from 2015-2016, he threw for 7,924 yards, 60 touchdowns, and 19 interceptions with 2 Pro Bowl appearances. Todd was then fired together with head coach Jack Del Rio and the rest of Del Rio’s staff on January 1, 2018. They were sacked after dropping from 12-4 to 6-10 because of a major regression of the offense.

Minnesota Vikings (second stint)

Downing was hired as a senior offensive assistant by the Minnesota Vikings on February 19, 2018. After the sudden death of Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano, before training camp in 2018, tight ends coach Clancy Barone was elevated to coach the offensive line, together with Sparano’s assistant line coach, Andrew Janocko. Todd was then shifted from senior offensive assistant to tight ends coach to fill the vacant position.

Tennessee Titans

He was hired as the tight ends coach of the Tennessee Titans under head coach Maike Vrabel on January 26, 2019. On January 29, 2021, he was elevated to offensive coordinator, taking the place of Arthur Smith, who left to become the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons.


He was arrested on November 18, 2022, morning for charges of DUI and speeding, in Williamson County. This was just a few hours after the team’s victory against the Packers.

Todd Downing Net Worth

American professional football coach, Downing is currently the offensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. He has been active in his career from 1999 to the present, coaching various teams in the NFL. Todd has amassed an accumulative net worth of around $1 million to $5 million as of 2022.