De Smet Head Football Coach Resigns, Takes Coaching Job With Minnesota Vikings

ST. LOUIS, MO – Robert Steeples, the De Smet Jesuit Head football coach who spent parts of two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings in 2013 and 2014, will leave the school to take an assistant coaching role with the NFL club, De Smet announced Tuesday night.

He will serve as an assistant special teams coach.

“On behalf of an extremely grateful and proud De Smet Jesuit community, I would like to congratulate Coach Steeples for this tremendous NFL opportunity and express our deepest appreciation for his transformational impact on our students and our football program,” said Dr. Daniel Zepp, President of De Smet Jesuit said in a statement. “Moving forward, we will continue to build upon the culture of excellence that defines De Smet Jesuit football.”

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