The news comes two days after it was announced that the Jacksonville Jaguars were set to interview Miami defensive backs coach Gerald Alexander.
Boyer began his coaching career at Division III King’s College in 2000 as a graduate assistant, then held the same position at Dayton in 2001 and Kent State in 2002 and 2003. Boyer later served as defensive backs coach at Division II Bryant University in 2004, before coaching in his final college role with the NAIA’s South Dakota Mines in 2005.
The 45-year-old landed his first NFL gig with the New England Patriots in 2006 as a defensive assistant and remained in that role through the 2008 campaign. Patriots in 2009, 2010 and 2011, before becoming their cornerbacks coach in 2012 and remaining there until 2018.
In 2019, Boyer was the defensive passing game coordinator/cornerbacks coach for the Dolphins, before being promoted to his current position in 2020.