Jeff Grimes
Offensive Coordinator
(801) 422-2916
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Offensive coordinator

Years at BYU

  • 2018-2020 (Offensive coordinator)
  • 2004-06 (Offensive line)


  • Texas A&M (1997, M.A. Education Administration)
  • UTEP (1991, B.A. Education)

Years Overall Coaching


Coaching Experience

  • BYU, Offensive coordinator (2018-2020)
  • LSU, Run game coordinator, offensive line (2014-17)
  • Virginia Tech, Run game coordinator, offensive line (2013)
  • Auburn, Offensive line (2009-12)
  • Colorado, Assistant head coach, run game coordinator, offensive line (2007-08)
  • BYU, Offensive line coach (2004-06)
  • Arizona State, Run game coordinator, offensive line (2001-03)
  • Boise State, Offensive line (2000)
  • Hardin-Simmons, Offensive line (1998-99)
  • Texas A&M, Graduate assistant (1996-97)
  • Rice, Graduate assistant (1995)
  • Riverside High School, Coach (1993-94)

Coaching Career Highlights

  • A 28-year coaching veteran with three seasons as an offensive coordinator at BYU (2018-2020), with 10 years as a running game coordinator and two seasons as an assistant head coach
  • Coordinated a strong staff of coaches at BYU who helped the Cougars achieve a top-10 rated offense in 2020.
  • BYU's offense in 2020 was ranked in the top 15 in 10 different statistical categories, including No. 3 in scoring offense (43.5 ppg) and No. 6 in total offense (522.2 ypg)
  • Grimes teamed with his staff at BYU to build a potent offensive attack in his three years after taking over a unit that had ranked 118th in total offense (325.2) and 123rd in scoring offense (17.1) the year prior. 
  • Coached Auburn’s offensive line during the Tigers’ 2010 BCS National Championship run. 
  • During his stint, the Cougars ranked No. 5 in total offense (465.5 ypg) and scoring offense (36.8 ppg) in 2006 and No. 13 in total offense (462.4 ypg) and No. 24 in scoring (33.0 ppg) in 2005
  • Curtis Brown ran for back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons behind Grimes’ unit and became the school’s then all-time leading rusher in 2006 with 3,193 yards
  • Coached several of BYU’s best linemen during his first BYU tenure, including Travis BrightDallas ReynoldsLance Reynolds, Jr., Ray Feinga and Scott Young, who all spent time on NFL squads
  • Worked with numerous respected head coaches and coordinators in college football, including Ed Orgeron, Les Miles, Frank Beamer, Gene Chizik, Gus Malzahn, Dan Hawkins, Mark Helfrich, Dirk Koetter, R.C. Slocum and Ken Hatfield
  • At LSU, Grimes has had three of his players selected in the NFL Draft to go along with nine All-SEC honors and three All-Americans
  • LSU's offensive line has helped pave the way for four consecutive 1,000-yard rushers in each of Grimes’ four seasons, including Leonard Fournette, who set the school's single-season mark with 1,853 yards and 22 touchdowns in 2015
  • In 49 games as LSU's offensive line coach and running game coordinator, LSU has had at least one running back reach the 100-yard rushing mark 34 times
  • The Tiger offense has averaged more than 200 rushing yards per game for five consecutive seasons, including the last four under Grimes—a school record
  • During Auburn's 2010 national championship season, Grimes' coached an offensive line that helped set school records for total yards of offense (6,989) and points (577) for a second consecutive season
  • The Tigers were No. 5 nationally in rushing yards per game (284.8) and led the SEC in scoring (41.2)
  • Auburn's 2010 team set school records for rushing touchdowns (41), passing touchdowns (31), rushing yards (3,987) and had three offensive linemen earn individual honors
  • In 2001, four of his seniors were drafted into the NFL, marking just the second time that had been done at any school since the NFL adopted the seven-round draft format in 1993
  • In one season at Boise State in 2000, Grimes' offensive line helped the Broncos lead the nation in scoring offense with an average of 44.9 points per game


Garland, Texas


Wife is Sheri and has four children, daughters Bailey and Jada and sons, Garrison and Greydon

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