Teryl Austin

Defensive Coordinator

College: University of Pittsburgh

Experience: 18 years


Teryl Austin is in his first season as the Steelers' defensive coordinator. He was promoted after three seasons as the Steelers' senior defensive assistant/secondary on February 6, 2022. This marks his 19th year in the National Football League coaching ranks.

In 2021, six different Steelers' defensive backs were responsible for interceptions, while five forced at least one fumble. Pro Bowl safety Minkah Fitzpatrick led the team with 124 tackles on the season.