Thomas Hammock

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Thomas Hammock
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamNorthern Illinois
ConferenceMAC
Record5–11
Biographical details
Born (1981-07-07) July 7, 1981 (age 39)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Playing career
1999–2002Northern Illinois
Position(s)Running back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2003–2004Wisconsin (GA)
2005–2006Northern Illinois (RB)
2007–2009Minnesota (RB)
2010Minnesota (co-OC/RB)
2011–2013Wisconsin (AHC/RB)
2014–2018Baltimore Ravens (RB)
2019–presentNorthern Illinois
Head coaching record
Overall5–11

Thomas Hammock is an American football coach. He is the head football coach at Northern Illinois University, a position he had held since 2019. Hammock played college football at Northern Illinois as a running back. He served as the running backs coach for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL) from 2014 to 2018.

Biography[edit]

A native of Jersey City, New Jersey, Hammock was born on July 7, 1981.[1] He attended Bishop Luers High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Hammock is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While at Northern Illinois, he played running back on the football team. However, his playing career was cut short due to a heart condition. Hammock is married with one daughter and an infant son.

Coaching career[edit]

Hammock began his coaching career at the Wisconsin, serving as a graduate assistant with the Badgers from 2003 to 2004.[2] From 2005 to 2006, he was the running backs coach Northern Illinois. Hammock was then a member of the Minnesota Golden Gophers staff from 2007 to 2010, first serving as running backs coach before spending his final season as co-offensive coordinator.

On February 5, 2014, the Baltimore Ravens hired Hammock as the new running backs coach.

On January 18, 2019, Northern Illinois University named Hammock as the new head football coach.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Northern Illinois Huskies (Mid-American Conference) (2019–present)
2019 Northern Illinois 5–7 4–4 T–3rd (West)
2020 Northern Illinois 0–4 0–4 (West)
Northern Illinois: 5–11 4–8
Total: 5–11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thomas Hammock". Rivals.com. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "Thomas Hammock". University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletics. Archived from the original on October 7, 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2012.