Matt Nagy

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Matt Nagy
Kansas City Chiefs
Position: Offensive coordinator
Personal information
Born: (1978-04-24) April 24, 1978 (age 39)
Dunellen, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school: Manheim (PA) Central
College: Delaware
Undrafted: 2002
Career history
As player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
TDINT: 374–55
Passing yards: 18,866
Passer rating: 115.11
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Matt Nagy (born April 24, 1978) is an American football coach and former quarterback who is the offensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Delaware, and subsequently was signed as a street free agent by the New York Dragons of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played for the Dragons, Carolina Cobras, Georgia Force and Columbus Destroyers of the AFL for six seasons before beginning his NFL coaching career.

Playing career

Nagy played high school football for Manheim Central High School in Pennsylvania, and played college football for the University of Delaware. At Delaware, he was a teammate of current Kansas City Chiefs General Manager, Brett Veach.[1]

Nagy played for the New York Dragons in 2002. He played for the Carolina Cobras in 2004. He replacing injured quarterback Jim Kubiak early in the 2005 season and led the Georgia Force to ArenaBowl XIX. Nagy was traded to Columbus during the 2006 offseason, and played in two seasons with the team before the AFL folded in 2009. In 2007, Nagy led the Destroyers to ArenaBowl XXI, but lost in the championship game to the San Jose SaberCats.

Statistics

Year Team Passing Rushing
Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Int Rtg Att Yds TD
2002 New York 105 178 59 1,242 27 5 106.5 5 4 0
2004 Carolina 237 348 68.1 2,371 47 6 113.8 7 8 3
2005 Georgia 260 378 68.8 3,003 66 10 121 5 14 2
2006 Georgia 372 527 70.6 4,265 85 11 125.5 18 -1 5
2007 Columbus 339 545 62.2 3,545 75 15 103.9 16 14 6
2008 Columbus 358 576 62.2 4,440 74 8 112.33 16 24 6
Career 1,671 2,552 65.5 18,866 374 55 115.11 67 63 22

Stats from ArenaFan:[2]

Coaching career

High school

During the 2002 and 2003 high school football seasons, Nagy spent time at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania[3] as the quarterbacks coach, as well as serving as the Junior Varsity Offensive Head Coach. While at CCHS, Nagy introduced many plays from his college days at Delaware. Former Juniata College All-American Ray "Shady" Shelley served as the wide receiver coach. Shelley is currently the wide receiver coach for the Warwick (PA) Pop Warner B-Team.

Nagy was also an assistant coach at Manheim Central High School.[3]

From 2008–2009, Nagy was the offensive coordinator for the Palmyra Cougars of Palmyra Area High School in Palmyra, Pennsylvania.[3]

Philadelphia Eagles

Nagy was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on August 10, 2009 after an injury to backup quarterback Kevin Kolb. Nagy had been working for the Eagles as a coaching intern prior to his signing. The NFL disapproved his contract the following day. Philadelphia disclosed at a press conference that they would not pursue a re-signing of Nagy, but that he would continue to be a coaching intern for the team. He was promoted to coaches assistant on February 9, 2010.[4] He was promoted to offensive quality control coach on March 2, 2011.

Kansas City Chiefs

On January 11, 2013, Nagy became the quarterbacks coach for the Kansas City Chiefs.[5] He has served under head coach Andy Reid, under whom he previously worked as the quality control coach for the Philadelphia Eagles.

References

  1. ^ "10 Things to Know About New Chiefs GM Brett Veach". Chiefs.com. 
  2. ^ "Matt Nagy". arenafan.com. Retrieved August 11, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c "Matt Nagy lands a job with the Eagles". LancasterOnline.com. February 8, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-15. 
  4. ^ McLane, Jeff (February 10, 2010). "Matt Nagy gets administrative job with Eagles". Philly.com. Archived from the original on February 12, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-10. 
  5. ^ Reinhart, Jeff (January 11, 2013). "Kansas City Chiefs tab former Manheim Central standout Matt Nagy as QB coach". "The Patriot News". Retrieved 2013-01-13. 

External links

  • Arena Football bio
  • Philadelphia Eagles bio
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