Dave Wommack

Wommack may be one of college football’s defensive dinosaurs, but that’s a good thing for the Rebels. Wommack’s entering his 35th season as a college coach in 2014, his third as Mississippi’s defensive coordinator. The Missouri native’s spent 14 seasons as secondary coach and serves as the Rebels’ lead instructor for safeties.

Wommack, a 1999, 2000 and 2011 Broyles Award nominee, has coached on nine teams that won a conference championship during his career. He has 18 years of experience as a defensive coordinator, holding the position at Georgia Tech, Arkansas, Southern Miss, UNLV, Missouri State and Bemidji State.  Wommack’s son, Kane, is the current defensive coordinator at Eastern Illinois.

Coaching History Team Years
Associate Head Coach for Defense Mississippi Rebels 2013-Present
Defensive Coordinator Mississippi Rebels 2012
Defensive Coordinator Arkansas State Red Wolves 2011
Defensive Coordinator Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 2008-2009
Linebackers Coach Southern Miss Golden Eagles 2007
Defensive Backs Coach South Carolina Gamecocks 2005-2006
Defensive Coordinator Arkansas Razorbacks 2002-2004
Defensive Backs Coach Arkansas Razorbacks 2001
Assistant Head Coach Southern Miss Golden Eagles 2000
Defensive Coordinator Southern Miss Golden Eagles 1999
Defensive Backs Coach Southern Miss Golden Eagles 1994-1998
Defensive Coordinator UNLV Rebels 1992-1993
Defensive Coordinator Missouri State Bears 1986-1991
Defensive Coordinator Bemidji State Beavers 1985
Graduate Assistant Missouri Tigers 1983-1984
Graduate Assistant Arkansas Razorbacks 1979-1982

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