Brent Venables is currently the head coach at the University of Oklahoma. He previously served as the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Clemson University from 2012 to 2021 and associate head coach from 2018 to 2021.
Venables played college football at Kansas State University as a linebacker from 1991 to 1992. Prior to his tenure at Oklahoma, he held various assistant coaching positions at Kansas State University, University of Oklahoma and Clemson University. Venables was awarded the Broyles Award in 2016.