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  Mickey Andrews
Mickey Andrews

Position:
Associate Head Coach/ Def. Coordinator

Experience:
26th Season at FSU

Alma Mater:
Alabama '64


10/25/2013

#NoleShots: NC State

The weekend festivties have already begun in anticipation for tomorrow's 3:30 p.m. kickoff against NC State.

01/01/2010

2010 Gator Bowl :: Florida State vs. West Virginia :: AP Photos

2010 Gator Bowl :: Florida State vs. West Virginia :: AP Photos

10/06/2007

Florida State vs. N.C. State 2007

Florida State vs. North Carolina State; Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, in Tallahassee, Fla.

• The longest tenured and most successful assistant coach in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Mickey Andrews was named Florida State's Associate Head Coach in 2002. He has served as the Seminoles defensive coordinator since 1984 and is in his 26th season as a coach at Florida State.

• He was the defensive coordinator for Florida State's 1993 and 1999 National Championship teams.

• He was named the nation's top assistant coach in 2000 by the All-American Football Foundation, the national defensive coordinator of the year in 1998 by the American Football Coach's Magazine and the national assistant coach of the year by Athlon's Magazine in 1991.

• The first ever winner of the Frank Broyles Award as the nation's top assistant coach in 1996.

• Was the architect of the nation's top ranked defense and directed the nation's top ranked passing defense in 1998 and the nation's best rushing defenses in both 1996 and 1997.

• He has coached 18 first round NFL Draft picks in his first 25 years at Florida State. Of those 18 draft selections, nine have been top 10 picks in the NFL Draft.

• He has coached nearly 80 players who have gone on to play in the NFL.

• He has coached two Jim Thorpe Award winners (Deion Sanders in 1988 and Terrell Buckley in 1991), two Butkus Award winners (Paul McGowen in 1987 and Marvin Jones in 1992) and two Lombardi Award winners (Marvin Jones in 1992 and Jamal Reynolds in 2000).

• A master of coaching defenses against the run, the Seminoles have been ranked in the nation's top five against the run in seven of the last 16 seasons with no other school in the nation producing more top 10 rushing defenses since the Seminoles' national championship season of 1999.

• Florida State's defense led the nation in tackles for minus yardage in 2008 - the second consecutive season the Seminoles' defense was ranked in the nation's top 10. The Seminoles were ranked seventh in the nation for tackles behind the line of scrimmage in 2007.

• The Seminoles' defense was ranked in the nation's top 10 in three different categories in 2008 - first in tackles for minus yardage, fourth in sacks and sixth in pass defense.

• Has won five National Championships as a player and coach.

• Inducted into the Livingston (now University of West Alabama) Hall of Fame in 1994, the Wiregrass Hall of Fame (Dothan, AL) in 1996 and the State of Alabama Hall of Fame in 2006.

• Won an NAIA National Championship as the head coach at Livingston.

• Second team All-American as a wide receiver and defensive back at the University of Alabama.

• Won two National Championships as part of the 1961 and 1964 Alabama football teams.

• All-SEC selection as a member of the Crimson Tide baseball team.

• 1964 Hugo Friedman Award winner as Alabama's best all-around athlete.

Andrews #1 Picks

Lawrence Timmons ............................... (Steelers No. 1 Draft Choice in 2007)

Ernie Sims ................................................. (Lions No. 1 Draft Choice in 2006)

Kamerion Wimbley ..................................(Browns No. 1 Draft Choice in 2006)

Brodrick Bunkley .................................... (Eagles No. 1 Draft Choice in 2006)

Antonio Cromartie .................................(Chargers No. 1 Draft Choice in 2006)

Travis Johnson .........................................(Texans No. 1 Draft Choice in 2005)

Jamal Reynolds ..................................... (Packers No. 1 Draft Choice in 2001)

Derrick Gibson ........................................ (Raiders No. 1 Draft Choice in 2001)

Corey Simon ............................................ (Eagles No. 1 Draft Choice in 2000)

Andre Wadsworth ................................ (Cardinals No. 1 Draft Choice in 1998)

Peter Boulware ....................................... (Ravens No. 1 Draft Choice in 1997)

Reinard Wilson ....................................... (Bengals No. 1 Draft Choice in 1997)

Derrick Alexander ....................................(Vikings No. 1 Draft Choice in 1995)

Devin Bush .............................................(Falcons No. 1 Draft Choice in 1995)

Derrick Brooks ................................. (Buccaneers No. 1 Draft Choice in 1995)

Marvin Jones ............................................... (Jets No. 1 Draft Choice in 1993)

Terrell Buckley ....................................... (Packers No. 1 Draft Choice in 1992)

Deion Sanders ........................................(Falcons No. 1 Draft Choice in 1989)

Andrews Quick Facts

Years as a Collegiate Coach: 43

Born: Daleville, AL

Family: Married to Diane, has two children Ronnie and Shannon and five grandchildren

Coaching Stops:

1965-66 Erwin High School (assistant coach)

1966-67 Eastern Kentucky (offensive backs)

1967-70 Livingston (assistant coach)

1970-72 Livingston (head coach)

1972-76 North Alabama (head coach/athletic director)

1976-80 Clemson (defensive coordinator)

1980 Clemson (assistant head coach)

1981-82 Florida (defensive backs)

1983 Arizona Wranglers (USFL) (defensive coordinator)

1984-01 Florida State (defensive coordinator/defensive backs)

2002- Florida State (associate head coach/defensive coordinator/defensive backs)


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