|Born:||June 24, 1959|
|High school:||West Jefferson (LA)|
Alvin Reynolds (born June 24, 1959)is a former college and National Football League defensive backs coach.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America and the highest professional level of American football in the world. The NFL's 17-week regular season runs from early September to late December, with each team playing 16 games and having one bye week. Following the conclusion of the regular season, six teams from each conference advance to the playoffs, a single-elimination tournament culminating in the Super Bowl, which is usually held on the first Sunday in February and is played between the champions of the NFC and AFC.
Reynolds attended Indiana State, where he played on the football team for four years. Over his career he appeared in 33 games recording five interceptions for 39 yards.
The Indiana State Sycamores football team is the NCAA Division I football program of Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. They currently compete in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The team last played in the NCAA Playoffs in the 2014 NCAA Division I Football Championship. Their first season was 1896. The Sycamore's greatest season was 1983, when coach Dennis Raetz led them to the 2nd round of the 1983 NCAA Division I Football Championship versus the Southern Illinois Salukis and ended the season with a record of 9–4. The Sycamores also appeared in 1984 NCAA Division I Football Championship playoffs. The Indiana State Sycamores play their home games at Memorial Stadium, which seats 12,764.
After graduation, Reynolds began his coaching career in 1982.He was on the staff for the 1984 Indiana State football team, a team that was inducted into the Indiana State University Athletics Hall-of-Fame in 2012.
In 1993, Reynolds joined the Denver Broncos coaching staff where he was an assistant defensive backs and quality control coach for three seasons. In 1996, he became the first defensive backs coach in Ravens history. He served in that position for three seasons. In 1999, he joined the Carolina Panthers as a defensive quality control and was also a defensive assistant for four seasons. After leaving the Panthers, he joined the coaching staff of the Jacksonville Jaguars where he served for five seasons as defensive backs coach from 2003 to 2007.He then joined the Atlanta Falcons in 2008, coaching the defensive backs until he was fired after the 2011 season.
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In 2013, Reynolds guested with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
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