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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Nov. 27, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Nov. 28, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

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Coaches

Aubrey Pleasant
Defensive Quality Control
College:
Wisconsin
Hometown:
Flint, Mich.
Experience:
1

 Aubrey Pleasant is entering his second season with the Redskins and his first as a defensive quality control coach in 2014. He served as an offensive assistant in his first season in Washington in 2013.

 Following the 2012 NFL season, Pleasant was an offensive staff/head coach intern for the Cleveland Browns before joining the Redskins. Prior his time in Cleveland, he spent two years with the University of Michigan as a defensive graduate assistant, helping the team appear in back-to-back bowl games. Working specifically with the defensive backs in 2011, Michigan allowed 190.5 yards passing per game and 17.4 points per game, ranking No. 16 and sixth in the nation, respectively. Michigan’s total defense improved to No.17 in the nation (322.2 ypg.) after ranking No. 110 (450.8 ypg.) in the year prior to Pleasant’s arrival. Michigan’s defense allowed only 12 touchdown passes, led the Big Ten with 29 takeaways and tied for first in Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) with 20 fumble recoveries.

 Aubrey Pleasant is entering his second season with the Redskins and his first as a defensive quality control coach in 2014. He served as an offensive assistant in his first season in Washington in 2013.

 Following the 2012 NFL season, Pleasant was an offensive staff/head coach intern for the Cleveland Browns before joining the Redskins. Prior his time in Cleveland, he spent two years with the University of Michigan as a defensive graduate assistant, helping the team appear in back-to-back bowl games. Working specifically with the defensive backs in 2011, Michigan allowed 190.5 yards passing per game and 17.4 points per game, ranking No. 16 and sixth in the nation, respectively. Michigan’s total defense improved to No.17 in the nation (322.2 ypg.) after ranking No. 110 (450.8 ypg.) in the year prior to Pleasant’s arrival. Michigan’s defense allowed only 12 touchdown passes, led the Big Ten with 29 takeaways and tied for first in Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) with 20 fumble recoveries.

 In 2012, Pleasant was promoted to Assistant Defensive Backs Coach, helping Michigan’s total defense (320.0 ypg.) and passing yards allowed (169.5 ypg.) improve to No. 13 and No. 5 in the country, respectively. Following Michigan’s 2012 season, Pleasant was one of 30 coaches nationwide invited to the NCAA Future Football Coaches Academy in San Antonio.

 Pleasant coached defensive backs at Grand Blanc (Mich.) H.S. in 2010 and was a behavioral specialist/special needs teacher in the Flint (Mich.) Community School District. His duties included working directly with cognitively-impaired and academically-neglected adult students to help educate them within the Flint school district.

 Pleasant was a three-year letterman at Wisconsin from 2005-08, appearing in 41 career games with 14 starts at safety. He finished his collegiate career with 80 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, one forced fumble and appeared in four consecutive bowl games: Capitol One (2005 and 2006), Outback (2007) and Champs Sports (2008). Pleasant received a master’s degree in education while coaching at Michigan and earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Wisconsin in 2009.

 Pleasant is a native of Flint, Mich., where he graduated from the city’s Montrose H.S., receiving Class B all-state honorable mention honor at safety his senior year. He attended Flint Northern H.S. and earned all-city running back honors as a sophomore.

 

PLEASANT FOOTBALL TIMELINE

2010:                  Defensive Backs, Grand Blanc H.S. (Mich.)
2011-12:             Defensive Assistant, University of Michigan
2013:                  Offensive Assistant, Washington Redskins
2014:                  Defensive Quality Control, Washington Redskins

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