This is a 2023 photo of Karl Dunbar of the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL football team. This image reflects the Steelers active roster as of June 13, when this image was taken. (Karl Roser / Pittsburgh Steelers)

Karl Dunbar

Defensive Line Coach

College: Louisiana State University

Experience: 18 years


Karl Dunbar is in his sixth season as the Steelers' defensive line coach and his 17th year as a defensive line coach in the NFL. He was hired by the Steelers on February 8, 2018.

Dunbar helped the Steelers defense consistently improve throughout the course of the 2022 season, holding opponents to 17 points or less over its final seven games. Pittsburgh tied for fifth in sacks over the second half of the season, amassing 25.0 after their Bye Week in Week 9. T.J. Watt and Cameron Heyward both received Pro Bowl nods for their efforts.