Richard Gerald “Rick” Neuheisel, Jr. (pronounced /ˈnuːhaɪzəl/, German: ; born February 7, 1961 in Madison, Wisconsin) is the head coach of the UCLA Bruins college football team.
Before the UCLA coaching job, he was the offensive coordinator for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens, after being promoted from quarterbacks coach following the 2006 NFL season.
He has been linked to several recruiting and other NCAA violations during his time at Colorado and Washington universities. He was the head coach for the Colorado Buffaloes football team as well as the Washington Huskies football team. He coached the Huskies to a victory in the 2001 Rose Bowl. He was fired from Washington in 2003 for betting on the 2003 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament in a bracket pool.