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Andy Reid  

Head Coach of the Kansas City Chiefs

Andy Reid is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the head coach for the Kansas City Chiefs since 2013. During this time period. During his career he was a head coach for twenty-two seasons, first with the Philadelphia Eagles. He led the Eagles for fourteen seasons before contracting with the Chiefs.

Born in Los Angeles, California, Reid attended John Marshall High School and worked as a vendor at Dodger Stadium as a teenager. He also played youth sports in Los Angeles, and among his coaches was Pete Arbogast, who is the radio announcer for the USC football team, and formerly the radio play-by-play man for the Cincinnati Bengals. After graduating from BYU in 1981 he spent one year as a graduate assistant on the school's football coaching staff. He spent the next nine years as an offensive line coach with four different colleges, including in 1986 with Northern Arizona University.

He was hired as an assistant coach by the Green Bay Packers in 1992. The quality of Reid's work with the Packers attracted considerable notice throughout the league, leading to his being hired as the head coach of the Eagles in 1999. In 2001, Reid's Eagles won the first of four consecutive National Football Conference's Eastern Division titles, the longest such streak in franchise history, and advanced to the conference championship game in 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004.

Reid won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 2002 after guiding the Eagles to a 12-4-0 record and a a berth in the playoffs. As the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles he coached one player to an award-winning season: Michael Vick, Comeback Player of the Year in 2010. As the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs he coached three players to award-winning seasons: Marcus Peters, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2015; Eric Berry, Comeback Player of the Year in 2015; Patrick Mahomes, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2018; and Patrick Mahomes, Most Valuable Player in 2018.

During the 2018 season, Reid recorded his 200th victory to become one of only nine NFL head coaches to win 200 games. With his 206th win at the end of the regular season, Reid also surpassed Marty Schottenheimer for the most wins of an NFL head coach to not win a championship.


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