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John Rushing
Position: Safeties coach
Personal information
Born: (1972-02-26)February 26, 1972
Merced, California
Died: October 23, 2020(2020-10-23) (aged 48)
Career information
High school: Merced (CA)
College: Washington State
Undrafted: 1995
Career history
As player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
  • Merced Union HS (1995)
    Secondary coach
  • Willamette (1996–1997)
    Secondary coach
  • Boise State (1998–1999)
    Graduate assistant / secondary
  • Montana State (2000–2002)
    Secondary coach
  • Utah State (2003–2004)
    Secondary coach
  • Utah State (2005–2008)
    Cornerbacks coach
  • Green Bay Packers (2009–2010)
    Offensive quality control
  • Green Bay Packers (2011)
    Assistant wide receivers / special teams
  • Green Bay Packers (2012–2013)
    Offensive assistant / special teams
  • Green Bay Packers (2014–2016)
    Defensive quality control
  • Los Angeles Rams (2016)
    Special teams & Defensive consultant
  • Oregon State (2017)
    Safeties coach
  • Arizona (2018–2019)
    Safeties coach
Career highlights and awards

John Rushing (February 26, 1972 – October 23, 2020) was an American college and professional football assistant coach who previously served as the safeties coach at the University of Arizona. Rushing served for six years as a defensive coach at Utah State University and was the secondary coach for three other college programs.

Born and raised in Merced, California, Rushing played college football at Washington State University in Pullman under head coach Mike Price, and was a four-year starter as a defensive back for the Cougars.

His brother is Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Kevin Robinson.

Rushing died on October 23, 2020, at the age of 48.

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