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Bill Baker

Bill Baker

Area Scout

22nd NFL Season/2nd Redskins

Bill Baker enters his second season with the club as an area scout responsible for the southeastern United States.

Before coming to Washington, Baker spent the previous six seasons (2003-08) as a regional scout for the Miami Dolphins, where he also covered the southeastern United States. Prior to that stint, Baker served as College Scouting Coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2000-02. He was an area scout for the Seattle Seahawks in 1998 and 1999, which followed nine seasons as a scout with the Atlanta Falcons.

Before entering the NFL ranks, Baker was the defensive coordinator at the University of Richmond from 1983-88. He also held collegiate assistant posts at Wichita State, Louisville, North Alabama, Tennessee, Samford and Austin Peay.

A native of Jasper, Tenn., Baker was a running back and kick returner at the University of Tennessee. Baker and his wife, Paula, reside in Knoxville, Tenn. They have a daughter, Jennifer, and a granddaughter, Bella.

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