Mike Siravo is in his first season at Baylor since arriving with head coach Matt Rhule following four seasons at Temple. Siravo guides BU's linebacker corps and serves as the recruiting coordinator.
Siravo served his final four seasons at Temple coaching the linebackers under Rhule and defensive coordinator Phil Snow. He previously spent one season (2006) at Temple under then-head coach Al Golden as recruiting coordinator and linebackers coach.
He coached linebackers for the Owls and served as defensive run coordinator and recruiting coordinator during the AAC championship season in 2016. Linebackers Avery Williams and Stephaun Marshall both earned 2016 All-AAC honors and Siravo was named the 2016 national linebackers coach of the year by FootballScoop.
Siravo coached two-time All-American and 2015 Bednarik Award and Nagurski Trophy winner Tyler Matakevich, who also won AAC Defensive Player of the Year honors.
Prior to returning to Temple, Siravo coached six years (2007-2012) at Boston College as defensive backs coach and recruiting coordinator. He coached a secondary that helped three B.C. defenses rank in the top 10 nationally in interceptions: 2007 (second, 25), 2008 (first, 26) and 2010 (eighth, 20).
In 2007, Siravo was part of a staff that led Boston College to an 11-3 record and No. 10 final AP ranking. The Eagles ranked second nationally with 25 interceptions. He mentored free safety Jamie Silva, a consensus first-team All-American and Jim Thorpe Award finalist.
During his one-year stint at Temple in 2006, Siravo coordinated the Owls' recruiting class ranked No. 1 in the MAC that included future NFL players Steve Maneri and Andre Neblett.
He coached linebackers and served as recruiting coordinator at Columbia from 2003 to 2005.
Siravo began his career as a graduate assistant at Boston College from 1998 to 2000. The former walk-on earned a scholarship and lettered two years at linebacker under head coaches Dan Henning and Tom O'Brien. He earned Academic All-Big East honors as a senior.
A Pawtucket, R.I., native, Siravo earned a bachelor's degree in history from Boston College in 1998. He also earned a master's degree from his alma mater in administrative studies of business in 2000. He and his wife, Alison, are the parents of three children, William, Evelyn and Henry.