This is a 2021 photo of Jason Tarver of the Cleveland Browns NFL football team. This image reflects the Cleveland Browns active roster as of April 14, 2021 when this image was taken.

Jason Tarver


College: Santa Clara


Year with Browns: 2nd

Year as NFL coach: 18th

Key Notes

  • In 17th season as an NFL coach, including 13 seasons with the 49ers and three seasons as the defensive coordinator for the Raiders.
  • In addition to serving as Vanderbilt's defensive coordinator from 2018-19, oversaw the outside linebackers in 2018 and inside linebackers in 2019. In 2019, he helped junior LB Dimitri Moore lead the team with 99 total tackles and rank third in the SEC in the same category.
  • Spent 13 seasons over two stints (2001-10 and 2015-17) in San Francisco. Worked under seven head coaches (Steve Mariucci, Dennis Erickson, Mike Nolan, Mike Singletary, Jim Tomsula, Chip Kelly and Kyle Shanahan) while with the 49ers.