Texas Special Teams: Punt Return Organization - Jeff Banks, Univ. of Texasby THSCA
Texas Special Teams: Punt Return Organization - Jeff Banks, Univ. of Texas
A highly-regarded special teams coordinator who has extensive experience coaching in the state of Texas, Jeff Banks was named assistant head coach, special teams coordinator and tight ends coach at Texas on January 22, 2021.
Banks comes to Texas after completing three seasons on Nick Saban’s staff at Alabama working alongside Steve Sarkisian as the special teams coordinator and tight ends coach during which time the Crimson Tide posted a 38-3 record, playing for two National Championships and winning one in 2020.
He spent the previous five years in the same role at Texas A&M (2013-17), and nine years as special teams coordinator and running backs coach at UTEP prior to that (2004-12) for a total of 14 in the state of Texas.
A native of Upland, Calif., Banks has a daughter, Sydnei, and two sons, Gage and Tanner. Banks earned his bachelor’s degree in communications from Washington State in 1999.