Billy Yates

Assistant Offensive Line


Billy Yates enters his third season with the Lions and first as the team's assistant offensive line coach.

He was a part of the William Clay Ford Minority Coaching Assistantship for the 2018-19 seasons, helping on the defensive side of the ball. Prior to joining Detroit, he was named head of strength and conditioning at Bowling Green State University in 2016. From 2013-15, Yates served as the assistant strength coach at Texas Tech.