COACHING EXPERIENCE SEASONSTEAMPOSITION1998-99Dallas Cowboys (NFL)Assistant Defensive Line2000-04Dallas Cowboys (NFL)Defensive Ends2008-10University of HoustonDefensive Line2011-12San Jose State University Defensive Line POST-SEASON EXPERIENCE SEASONTEAM 1982Arizona State Fiesta Bowl 1983Dallas Cowboys NFC Playoffs 1985Dallas Cowboys NFC Playoffs1991Dallas Cowboys NFC Playoffs1992Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl XXVII champion1993Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl XXVIII champion1994Dallas Cowboys NFC Championship game1995Buffalo BillsAFC Playoffs1996Buffalo Bills AFC Playoffs1998Dallas Cowboys asst. coach NFC Playoffs1999Dallas Cowboys asst. coachNFC Playoffs2003Dallas Cowboys asst. coachNFC Playoffs2008U. of Houston asst. coachBell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl2009U. of Houston asst. coachBell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl With more than 20 years as a NFL player and coach, Jim Jeffcoat joined the San Jose State University coaching staff as the defensive line coach in March 2011. Jeffcoat made an immediate impact on the Spartans’ defensive linemen. Travis Johnson was a first-team All-WAC pick and was named to the 2011 Hendricks Award Watch List as one of the top defensive ends in the country. Yahoo!Sports named tackle Travis Raciti as the top freshman on defense in the WAC. In a 15-year NFL career with the Dallas Cowboys (1983-94) and the Buffalo Bills (1995-97), he was one of the league's most reliable, productive and consistent defensive linemen. Originally the Cowboys' first-round draft choice out of Arizona State in 1983, the Long Branch, N.J., native played 227 NFL games - one of the top 40 totals by a player when he concluded his career. His 102.5 career sacks ranks among the top-25 in league history. He played on Dallas' Super Bowl XXVII and XXVIII winning teams and seven other Cowboys and Bills playoff teams. Jeffcoat began his coaching career in 1998 with the Cowboys and coached defensive linemen for seven seasons. He and head coach Mike MacIntyre worked together for Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells during the 2003 and 2004 seasons. Jeffcoat joined the Spartans after coaching the University of Houston defensive linemen from 2008 through 2010. The 1982 Arizona State graduate majored in communications. The three-year starter received honorable mention All-America and All-Pac-10 Conference recognition. Following his college career, he was named to the all-time Fiesta Bowl team in 1991 and was a 1994 Arizona State Hall of Fame inductee. Jeffcoat has a history of participating in meaningful community activities. The New Jersey Sportswriters Association bestowed upon him its Unsung Hero Award for community service in 1991. In 2000, he and his Cowboys defensive players participated in the team's "Lineman Weigh-In" sponsored by Campbell Soup that resulted in a donation of 21,064 cans of soup to The Salvation Army Irving Corps Community Center and the Faith Mission Food Bank in Wichita Falls, Texas. In May, he was the 2012 recipient of the Believing in Youth Award presented by the Santa Fe Youth Services of Fort Worth, Texas. He and his wife, Tammy, are the parents of four children - Jaren, twins Jackson and Jacqueline, and Jasmine. Jaren is a 2011 graduate of Norwich University who played four seasons on the men's basketball team. Jackson is a junior defensive end at the University of Texas. Jacqueline is a junior and a member of the Texas State University women's basketball team.