January 19, 2008
Born: Sept. 23, 1962
Birthplace/residence: Ann Arbor, Mich./Philadelphia
Contract status: Unknown
Playing career: Was a defensive back at Miami (Ohio). Never played professionally.
Coaching career: Was the Philadelphia Eagles' secondary coach this season. Before then, he spent nine seasons as the Eagles' special teams coordinator and was selected by his peers as the league's special teams Coach of the Year in 2001. Joined Cam Cameron's 1997 Indiana University coaching staff as the defensive backs and special teams coach. Spent eight seasons (1989-1996) as an assistant head coach at Cincinnati. Coached special teams and the secondary at Morehead State in 1988 and tight ends at Pittsburgh in 1987. Began his career tutoring running backs and outside linebackers at Western Michigan from 1984 to the 1986 season.
Personal: He and his wife, Ingrid, have a daughter, Alison. His father, Jack, was a head coach at Western Michigan and Western Kentucky. Brother Jim spent 15 seasons in the NFL and played for five teams, including the Ravens in 1998. Brother-in-law (through sister Joani) is Tom Crean, head basketball coach at Marquette.
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