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Who's coaching this team?: Redskins Assistant Defensive Backs Coach James Rowe

Get to know Redskins’ assistant defensive backs coach James Rowe a little better with this profile

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Name: James Rowe

Title: Assistant Defensive Backs Coach

Experience: 2 years

Bio: This will be Rowe’s second season with the Redskins after coming to the team in 2017. His first year in DC was a successful one, as Washington’s secondary enjoyed one of its better campaigns in recent memory. The Skins finished in the top ten in the NFL for passing yards allowed, opponent passer rating, and completion percentage allowed. Before joining the Redskins, Rowe was the defensive coordinator at Division II Valdosta State. He played his college football at South Florida.

Fun Fact: Rowe was also standout baseball player, earning first-team All-State honors playing at Cocoa High School in Florida before going on to be a three-year letterman at South Florida as a pitcher and outfielder.