38 Facts About Andy Reid


Andrew Walter Reid was born on March 19,1958 and is an American football coach who is the head coach for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.


Andy Reid was previously head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999 to 2012.


Andy Reid is the only NFL coach to win 100 games and appear in four consecutive conference championships with two different franchises.


Andy Reid is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in NFL history.


Andy Reid held his first head coaching position with the Eagles in 1999, who became perennial postseason contenders under his leadership.


Andy Reid was immediately hired as the head coach of the Chiefs in 2013, where he quickly revitalized the struggling franchise.


Andy Reid helped end the eight-game playoff losing streak that began in 1993.


Andy Reid attended John Marshall High School and worked as a vendor at Dodger Stadium as a teenager.


Andy Reid played youth sports in East Hollywood at Lemon Grove Recreation Center; Pete Arbogast was one of his coaches.


In 1971 at age 13, Andy Reid was on Monday Night Football participating in the Punt, Pass, and Kick competition; he was already so large that he wore the jersey of Les Josephson.


Andy Reid played offensive tackle at Glendale Community College in Glendale, California, and planned to transfer to Stanford but injured his knee.


At BYU, Andy Reid was a teammate of Jim McMahon and Tom Holmoe.


Teammates recalled that Andy Reid did not play often but was very analytical, closely studying Edwards and offensive coordinator Doug Scovil.


Andy Reid had thought of becoming a writer, but frequent questions to Edwards about football strategy caused the head coach to suggest coaching as a career.


Andy Reid spent the next nine years as an offensive line coach with four colleges.


Andy Reid was hired by Holmgren at the Green Bay Packers in 1992, the same year quarterback Brett Favre became a member of that team.


Andy Reid was named the Packers' quarterbacks coach in 1997, replacing Marty Mornhinweg, who left to be the offensive coordinator for his predecessor in Green Bay, Steve Mariucci.


Mariucci wanted Andy Reid to be his offensive coordinator in San Francisco, but Holmgren prevented the move.


Consistent with his reputation for a focus on football details, Andy Reid arrived at his interview with the Eagles with a five-inch thick book he developed on how he would go about running the team if given the job.


In 2001, Andy Reid's Eagles won the first of four consecutive NFC East titles, the longest such streak in franchise history, and advanced to the conference championship game in 2001,2002,2003 and 2004, losing this game on the first three occasions.


In 2001, Andy Reid was named executive vice president of football operations of the Eagles, effectively making him the team's general manager.


Andy Reid was named the Earle "Greasy" Neale Award winner for the third time in 2010.


Andy Reid was the longest-tenured head coach in the NFL prior to his release.


Andy Reid provided encouragement to his successor as Eagles head coach, Chip Kelly.


Andy Reid captured six division titles and five trips to the NFC Championship game.


Andy Reid sent 19 players to 44 Pro Bowl appearances, the highest total for any team in the NFL during that period.


Andy Reid expected the Eagles to not extend him and was already preparing to hire a new coaching staff.


On January 4,2013, Andy Reid reached a five-year contract agreement to become the head coach of the Chiefs.


Originally, Andy Reid's contract made him the final authority in football matters, the same power he had in Philadelphia.


In Week 3, Andy Reid returned to Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia for a Thursday Night Football game between the Chiefs and his former team, the Philadelphia Eagles.


Andy Reid accepted the blame for his team's poor start and his future with the Chiefs was called into question.


Andy Reid extended the franchise record for consecutive division titles through clinching the AFC West for a third straight year.


Andy Reid signed a contract extension with the Chiefs during their bye week in the 2020 season.


Andy Reid won his 227th game to surpass Curly Lambeau as the NFL's fifth-most-winningest coach.


Eleven of Andy Reid's coaching assistants have become head coaches in the NFL:.


Andy Reid is married with five children, three sons and two daughters.


Andy Reid has appeared in a commercial for State Farm with Patrick Mahomes.


Andy Reid admitted he was reluctant but Mahomes convinced his coach, calling him a "natural" at comedy.