Tim Drevno, who has an extensive collegiate coaching background, joined the USC staff in December of 2013 as the offensive line coach and running game coordinator. He has 23 years of coaching experience.
He served as the San Francisco 49ers' offensive line coach the previous 3 years (2011-13). In 2013, tackle Joe Staley and guard Mike Iupati made the Pro Bowl. In 2012, all 5 of the 49ers' line starters were selected for the Pro Bowl and Iupati was an All-Pro first teamer. The 2011 line led the way for running back Frank Gore to become the franchise's all-time leading rusher. The 49ers advanced to the playoffs in each of Drevno's seasons, including winning the NFC West title his first 2 years and capturing the NFC championship in 2012.
Prior to joining the 49ers, Drevno was an assistant at Stanford for 4 seasons (2007-10), the first 2 years handling the tight ends and the last 2 seasons coaching the offensive line. His line allowed just 13 sacks during those 2 years, ranking second nationally both seasons, while opening holes for a ground attack that set a school rushing yardage record in 2009 while ranking 11th nationally (218.2). Center Chase Beeler was an All-American first teamer in 2010. Stanford played in the 2009 Sun Bowl and 2011 Orange Bowl.
He was the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at San Diego for the 4 previous seasons (2003-06). The Toreros were named back-to-back NCAA Division I-AA Mid-Major national champions and won Pioneer League titles in 2005 and 2006. Under his direction, USD led the nation in total offense twice and also finished third and ninth in that category. USD led the nation in 2003 in total yards (483.3) while averaging 39.9 points. In 2004, the Torero offense was ninth nationally in total offense (432.4), 11th in scoring offense (36.1) and 12th in passing offense (275.4). San Diego set numerous offensive school records in 2005, including average points (42.6) and total offense (485.2). The 2006 San Diego squad led the NCAA Division I-AA in passing offense (293.3), total offense (494.3) and scoring offense (42.8). Quarterback Josh Johnson was one of four offensive All-Americans on the team and led all NCAA Division I-AA quarterbacks in passing yards (3,320), passing efficiency (169.0), touchdown passes (34) and total offense (336.7). He was a fifth round pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008.
Drevno, 44, was the offensive line coach at Idaho for 3 seasons (2000-02). The Vandal offense ranked sixth in the nation in 2001 and eighth in 2000. He coached NFL players Jake Scott, Rick Demulling and Patrick Venzke at Idaho.
Prior to his tenure at Idaho, his coaching stops included San Jose State (offensive line, 1999), UNLV (running backs, 1998) and Montana State (tight ends, 1993-95, and running backs, 1996-97). He was a graduate assistant at Cal State Fullerton, his alma mater, in 1991 and 1992.
Drevno began his collegiate playing career as an offensive lineman for 2 years (1987-88) at El Camino Junior College in Torrance (Calif.), where he helped lead the Warriors to a national title in 1987 and then earned All-Mission League honors the following year. He then went on to start on the Cal State Fullerton offensive line for two seasons (1989-90).
He earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Cal State Fullerton in 1992.
He was an all-league player at South Torrance (Calif.) High.
He was born on March 20, 1969. He and his wife, Shannon, have 2 daughters, McKenna, 15, and Baylee, 10, and a son, Zachary, 13.
BIRTHDAY: March 20, 1969
FAMILY: Wife, Shannon; Daughters, McKenna, 15, and Baylee, 10; Son, Zachary, 13
HIGH SCHOOL: South Torrance (Calif.) HS
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, criminal justice, Cal State Fullerton, 1992
PLAYING EXPERIENCE: South Torrance (Calif.) HS
El Camino Junior College, offensive line, 1987-88
Cal State Fullerton, offensive line, 1989-1990
COACHING EXPERIENCE: 23 years
YEAR TEAM POSITION BOWL
1991 Cal State Fullerton Graduate Assistant --
1992 Cal State Fullerton Graduate Assistant --
1993 Montana State Tight Ends --
1994 Montana State Tight Ends --
1995 Montana State Tight Ends --
1996 Montana State Running Backs --
1997 Montana State Running Backs --
1998 UNLV Running Backs --
1999 San Jose State Offensive Line --
2000 Idaho Offensive Line --
2001 Idaho Offensive Line --
2002 Idaho Offensive Line --
2003 San Diego Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line --
2004 San Diego Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line --
2005 San Diego Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line PFL Champ.
2006 San Diego Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Gridiron Classic
2007 Stanford Tight Ends --
2008 Stanford Tight Ends --
2009 Stanford Offensive Line Sun
2010 Stanford Offensive Line Orange
2011 San Francisco 49ers Offensive Line NFC playoffs
2012 San Francisco 49ers Offensive Line NFC playoffs
2013 San Francisco 49ers Offensive Line NFC playoffs
NFL STARS: Joe Staley, Mike Iupati, Jake Scott