|Doug Pederson Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||January 31, 1968|
Doug Pederson is an American football coach and former player who acts as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). Before he transitioned from being a player to a professional football coach, Pederson spent most of his playing career as part of the Green Bay Packers.
Douglas Irving Pederson
Bellingham, Washington, United States
Moorestown, New Jersey, United States
He attended Ferndale High School situated nearby Ferndale, Washington, United States. He later graduated from Northeast Louisiana University where he was a quarterback player from 1987 to 1990.
Professional Football Coach
- Father – Gordon Pederson
- Mother – Teri Pederson
He self-manages himself.
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
100 kg or 220.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Doug Pederson has dated –
- Jeannie Pederson – Doug Pederson is married to Jeannie with whom he has 3 sons.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent.
- Thick Eyebrows
- Downward Nose
Doug Pederson Favorite Things
Source – Penn Live
Doug Pederson Facts
- He served as a backup quarterback to Brett Favre and holder on placekicks during his time with the Green Bay Packers. As a member of the Miami Dolphins, Pederson also acted as a backup to Dan Marino. He then started playing as a quarterback for the Eagles and Cleveland Browns. Pederson was re-signed to a one-year contract with the Packers on March 13, 2001, as a replacement to backup Matt Hasselbeck who was traded to the Seattle Seahawks at the time. He was again re-signed to a one-year contract worth $650,000 with the Packers on April 2, 2002, during which he served as the backup quarterback and primary holder in all 16 games.
- He won Super Bowl LII in a match against the Patriots in his 2nd season as the head coach. The victory also marked the first Super Bowl title accomplished in franchise history.
- Pederson is the 4th person next to Mike Ditka, Tom Flores, and Tony Dungy, to win a Super Bowl both as a player and as a head coach.
- On February 18, 1999, he signed a three-year contract worth $4.5 million with the Philadelphia Eagles and became the team’s starting quarterback under head coach Andy Reid, who turned out to be Pederson’s head coach during his time with the Green Bay Packers from 1997 to 1998. He was released by the Eagles on August 28, 2000.
- Though he originally considered retirement following his exit from the Eagles, he decided to sign a two-year contract with the Cleveland Browns on September 2, 2000. He was released from the team on February 22, 2001.
- In March 2005, he retired to become a head coach at Calvary Baptist Academy, a private Christian high school situated in Shreveport, Lousiana. He served as the head coach at Calvary for 4 years and held a 33-7 record in the regular season and 8-3 record in the post-season. At the time, he was leading The Cavaliers who were in the state playoffs. During his first season with the team, the Cavaliers ended with 5-6 and lost in the first round. In 2007, Pederson led the Cavaliers to the semi-finals and to their first district title.
- On January 29, 2009, he was hired as the offensive quality control for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was promoted and became a quarterbacks coach on February 8, 2011. After reuniting with his former coach Andy Reid during his time with the Eagles as a coach, he followed Reid to the Kansas City Chiefs to serve as offensive coordinator on January 11, 2013.
- On January 18, 2016, he was hired as the head coach of the Eagles.
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