Everest went on to play football at Southern Methodist University where he earned his B.A. in Education and History in 1972. He also holds an M.A. in Education from North Texas State University and a EdD in Educational Administration from United States International University.
After coaching in the United States and internationally from 1972 to 1995, Everest landed in the National Football League with the Arizona Cardinals from 1996-99, the New Orleans Saints from 2000-05, the San Francisco 49ers from 2007-09 and is currently the Special Teams Coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was named the NFL Special Teams Coach of the Year in both 2002 and 2007.
Everest’s proudest moment was in 1988-89, serving as the Defensive Coordinator with his father, Andy Everest, as Offensive Coordinator and winning back-to-back Italian Super Bowls with the Legano Frogs.
Everest and his wife Mischelle have two daughters – Michelle and Kaycee.