Will Muschamp Biography
William Lawrence Muschamp is an American former player and football coach. He is a safeties coach at the University of Georgia and the co-defensive coordinator. He served at the University of Florida as head football coach from 2011 to 2014 and at the University of South Carolina from 2016 to 2020.
Will Muschamp Age
Will was born in Rome, Georgia, United States, on 3 August 1971. He is 51 years old.
Will Muschamp Height
Muschamp stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches.
Will Muschamp Education
Muschamp studied at the University of Georgia based in Athens, Georgia, and earned a master’s degree in education. Will walked on to the Georgia Bulldogs football team and from 1991 to 1994 played safety.
Will Muschamp Family
Will was born in Rome, Georgia, United States to his caring parents Sally Muschamp and Larry Muschamp. He has a handsome sibling called Mike Muschamp.
Will Muschamp Wife
He is married to his beautiful wife Carol Davis Muschamp. The duo has two handsome sons; Jackson and Whit.
Will Muschamp Children
Will and Carol are proud parents of two handsome sons; Jackson and Whit.
Will Muschamp Salary
Will receives an annual salary of $1.7 million.
Will Muschamp’s Net worth
Muschamp has an approximate net worth of $14 Million.
Will Muschamp Career
After graduating from Georgia, Muschamp became a graduate assistant coach at Auburn University, where Will served under defensive coordinators Bill Oliver and Wayne Hall in 1995 and 1996. He earned a master’s degree in education in 1996, from Auburn then spent a season each at the Eastern Kentucky University and University of West Georgia as the defensive backs coach, before becoming the defensive coordinator at the University of Valdosta State in 2000.
In 2001, Muschamp joined Nick Saban’s staff at LSU as the linebackers coach before rising in 2002 to become the LSU defensive coordinator. In 2003, LSU won the BCS Championship. That season, His defense in both scoring defense (11.0 points per game) and total defense (252.0 yards per game) led the nation.
As assistant head coach/defense of the Miami Dolphins, Will, along with Richard Smith defensive coordinator, supervised a defense in the NFL that ranked fifteenth in total defense. The Dolphins during the 2005 NFL season allowed 19.8 points per game and 317.4 total yards per game. When the Auburn defensive coordinator position became available in January 2006, He took the opportunity to return to the college game.
In 2006, His first season at Auburn, the defense finished seventh among NCAA Division I-FBS teams allowing only 21 touchdowns in scoring defense. In 2007, Auburn finished in the top 10 in four defensive categories (ranking 7th nationally in pass efficiency, leading the SEC in scoring defense, and 6th nationally in total defense.
On January 3, 2008, Muschamp at the University of Texas interviewed for the vacant co-defensive coordinator job. The next day, Will resigned from Auburn to accept the position with Texas. On November 18, 2008, the University of Texas announced that Will would succeed Brown whenever he retired. They agreed to Muschamp’s salary to $900,000 in principle to increase.
On December 11, 2010, Jeremy Foley the University of Florida athletic director named Muschamp as the 23rd head coach of the Florida Gators football program to succeed Urban Meyer. In 2011, His Gators struggled on offense, ranking 83rd in passing offense and 98th in total offense. Muschamp’s Gators over the Ohio State Buckeyes playing under interim coach, Luke Fickell earned a 24–17 Gator Bowl victory.
In 2012, Muschamp was among the top twelve of the BCS standings at the end of the regular season, including LSU, South Carolina, Texas A&M, and Florida State led the Gators to an 11–2 season with four wins over teams that were ranked. In 2013, It initially appeared the success would continue when the Gators started 4-1. However, in their longest losing streak in recent memory, they lost seven consecutive games.
On December 12, 2014, a week after the end of the regular season, Muschamp for the Auburn Tigers became defensive coordinator. He agreed to a three-year deal that was worth between $1.6 million and $1.8 million annually with the Tigers. On December 6, 2015, Will was announced as the 34th head football coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks. Muschamp in his first season as head coach of the Gamecocks inherited a 3–9 team and went 6–7.
In his second season at the helm, He improved to 9–4 in the Outback Bowl, including a 26–19 win over Michigan. South Carolina’s 5–3 conference in conference play since 2013 under then-head coach Steve Spurrier’s record marked the program’s first winning record.
In his third season as head coach of the Gamecocks, Will led South Carolina to a 7–5 regular season record. Muschamp’s 22 wins are the most among Gamecock head football coaches through his first three seasons at South Carolina. His fourth season in the nation came with one of the toughest schedules. South Carolina although they did upset #3 Georgia on the road finished the season 4–8.
South Carolina during the 2020 football season, on November 15 fired Muschamp following a disappointing outing. Offensive coordinator Mike Bobo in the season replaced him as interim head coach with three games left. On February 3, 2021, Kirby Smart the Georgia head coach announced that Muschamp had been hired as a defensive analyst. According to Smart, Muschamp “helped coach the coaches” and would work with the defense. However, Muschamp after Scott Cochran assumed the mantle of special teams coordinator before the start of the 2021 season.
Following the departure of Dan Lanning to become the head coach of the Oregon Ducks, Muschamp alongside Glenn Schumann was promoted to co-defensive coordinator of the Bulldogs. On January 10, 2022, the Bulldogs against the Alabama Crimson Tide won the National Championship.