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Heath Farwell

Assistant Special Teams
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Bio Summary

Hired on August 16, 2016 as a coaching assistant, the 10-year veteran linebacker Farwell returns to the Seahawks where he served as a two-time special teams captain in his four years in Seattle (2011-14). He was promoted to his current position on March 16, 2017. 

Biography

Hired on August 16, 2016 as a coaching assistant, the 10-year veteran linebacker Farwell returns to the Seahawks where he served as a two-time special teams captain in his four years in Seattle (2011-14). He was promoted to his current position on March 16, 2017. 

The former special teams Pro Bowler will focus on aiding Brian Schneider’s top-ranked special teams group in Seattle.

Originally signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2005, Farwell spent six seasons in Minnesota, finishing his Vikings career ranked fourth in team history with 113 special teams tackles and appeared in one Pro Bowl as a special teamer. He collected 46 special teams tackles for the Seahawks in his first three seasons and his fourth season was cut short due to injury and was placed on injured reserve.

Was named Freshman of the Year at San Jose State before transferring to San Diego State and was the Aztecs defensive MVP in 2004. Earned his bachelor degree in criminal justice.

Born on December 31, 1981, Farwell and his wife Julie have three children, sons Brock, Beau and daughter, Dylan.