Samson Brown enters his fourth season in the NFL and second season as the Bills assistant defensive backs coach in 2014.
During his first season with the Bills, Brown helped lead a defensive backfield that finished second in the NFL with 23 interceptions.
Brown also helped DB Aaron Williams transition from playing cornerback to safety, which led to a career high four interceptions and 82 tackles out of Williams. CB Leodis McKelvin enjoyed his most productive season under Brown’s guidance, recording a career high 73 tackles and 19 passes defensed.
Brown spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons with the NY Jets as a coaching assistant.
Prior to his time with the Jets, he worked for three seasons with the University of Albany football program.He spent one year as the tight ends coach after working for two years with the outside linebackers.Brown was also an intern coach with the NFL’s Green Bay Packers in the summer of 2009.
Brown previously coached the tight ends at Hofstra University.He served as an assistant coach for two years at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and one season at Siena College.At Rensselaer, Brown worked with the defensive backs, wide receivers, and special teams.He also interned with the New York Giants’ scouting department.
Brown was a four-time All-Northeast Conference free safety at UAlbany.He totaled 52 tackles, 10 pass break-ups and two interceptions in leading the Great Danes to the 2002 conference championship.Brown, who was named to the All-NEC first team on three occasions, finished his career ranked among the school’s all-time tackles leaders with 240. He was named to the Football Gazette mid-major All-America squad.