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Al Saunders (born February 1, 1947) is the current Offensive Coordinator for the Oakland Raiders.

Born in London, England, he became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1960, and is one of four foreign-born coaches in the NFL. In college played Defensive Back and Wide Receiver for the Spartans of San Jose State University (SJSU) from 1966–1968 where he was a three-year starter, team captain, and an Academic All-American. Saunders also joined Theta Chi Fraternity while at SJSU.

In the 1970s, Al Saunders joined the coaching staff at USC and San Diego State University (SDSU), whose SDSU Aztecs were then under the control of Head Coach Don Coryell. Saunders would go with Coryell to NFL when Coryell became the head coach of the San Diego Chargers.

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