Odell Haggins
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Odell Haggins

Odell Haggins
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Current position
TitleInterim Head Coach
TeamFlorida State
Biographical details
Born (1967-02-27) February 27, 1967 (age 52)
Lakeland, Florida
Alma materFlorida State (1993)
Playing career
1988-1990Florida State
1990San Francisco 49ers
1991-1992Buffalo Bills
Position(s)Defensive tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1994-1995Florida State (TE/OL)
1996-PresentFlorida State (DL)
2017Florida State (interim HC)
2019-PresentFlorida State (interim HC)
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
All-American (1989)

Odell Haggins Jr. (born February 27, 1967) is an American football coach and former player. He served as the interim head coach for the Florida State Seminoles for the final two games of the 2017 season and was named interim head coach again for Florida State on November 3, 2019. [1] He regularly serves as defensive line assistant coach for the Seminoles.[2]

A native of Bartow, Florida, Haggins was an All-American defensive lineman for the Seminoles. He played for Florida State from 1985 to 1989 under Bobby Bowden.

Haggins was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the ninth round, 248th overall, of the 1990 NFL Draft. After three years in the NFL with the 49ers and the Bills,[3] Haggins returned to Florida State as tight ends and offensive line coach under Bowden.[4]

In 2017, Haggins went 2-0 as interim head coach when Jimbo Fisher resigned, leading the Seminoles into bowl eligibility and a 42-13 win in the Independence Bowl.[5]

In April 2018, Florida State University announced that Coach Haggins would be inducted into the FSU Athletics Hall of Fame in September.[6]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Florida State Seminoles (Atlantic Coast Conference) (2017)
2017 Florida State 2-0* 0-0* 6th (Atlantic) W Independence
Florida State Seminoles (Atlantic Coast Conference) (2019)
2019 Florida State 2-0** 1-0** 3rd (Atlantic)
Florida State: 4-0 1-0
Total: 4-0

*Haggins served as interim coach after Jimbo Fisher left for Texas A&M on December 1, 2017.
**Haggins served as interim coach after Willie Taggart was fired on November 3, 2019.


  1. ^ "FSU's Odell Haggins to serve as Interim Head Coach for Louisiana-Monroe game". Tomahawk Nation. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/haggins_odell00.html
  3. ^ "49ers to keep backfield in motion against Redskins". San Francisco Chronicle. August 16, 1992.
  4. ^ http://www.replaytheseries.com/pages/landing_catholic?blockID=108787&tagID=15955
  5. ^ https://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/florida-state-seminoles/os-sp-fsu-odell-haggins-1108-20191107-hbddmv5oubgupfwheclcbjesge-story.html
  6. ^ Florida State University media release

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