Bill Baker is entering his fifth season with the Dolphins after spending each of the previous three seasons (2000-02) as the College Scouting Coordinator with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Baker joined the Steelers in May of 2000 after serving as an area scout with the Seattle Seahawks from 1998-99. Prior to that, he was a scout with the Atlanta Falcons for nine seasons.
Before entering the NFL scouting ranks, Baker was the defensive coordinator at the University of Richmond from 1983-88. He also has 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. With the Volunteers, he was a member of three bowl teams. Baker and his wife, Paula, have a daughter, Jennifer and a granddaughter, Bella. They reside in Richmond, Virginia.