Cincinnati Bengals 2021 Coaching Staff changes

The Bengals added three assistant coaches to Zac Taylor’s staff for the 2021 season, and promoted two
others. The additions include Frank Pollack (offensive line), Marion Hobby
(defensive line) and Justin Hill (running backs):

● Pollack, 53, returns to Cincinnati as Bengals offensive line coach, a position he previously held in 2018. He spent the last two seasons (2019-20) as offensive line coach of the N.Y. Jets, and has also been an NFL assistant with
the Dallas Cowboys (’13-17), Oakland Raiders (’12) and Houston Texans (’07-
11). Prior to his coaching career, Pollack played OT/G for the San Francisco
49ers from 1990-97.

● Hobby, 54, comes to Cincinnati after spending 2019-20 as defensive line
coach for the Miami Dolphins, and ’17-18 as defensive line coach for the
Jacksonville Jaguars. He also has NFL experience as an assistant with the New
Orleans Saints (2006-07), and spent 20 years coaching in the college ranks.
● Hill, 32, joins the Bengals after spending the last six seasons (2015-20) as
running backs coach at the University of Tulsa. Prior to joining Tulsa, Hill spent
three seasons (2012-14) at Baylor University as associate director of athletic
performance for the football team.
The assistant coaches who were promoted for 2021 were Troy Walters and
Brad Kragthorpe:
● Walters, 44, enters his second season as a Bengals assistant. He spent
2020 as assistant wide receivers coach, and this coming season will move into
the role of wide receivers coach.
● Kragthorpe, 28, is entering his third season with Cincinnati. He served as
offensive assistant the last two seasons, and now moves into the assistant wide
receivers coach vacancy created by Walters’ promotion.


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