The Info List - Sean McVay

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SEAN MCVAY (born January 24, 1986) is an American football
American football
coach who is the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams
Los Angeles Rams
of the National Football League (NFL). Upon his hiring in 2017 at the age of 30, he became the youngest head coach in modern NFL history.


* 1 Early life * 2 Coaching career * 3 Head coaching record * 4 Coaching tree * 5 References and notes * 6 External links


Sean McVay
Sean McVay
is the son of Tim and Cindy McVay. Sean’s father, Tim, played football as a defensive back at Indiana University
Indiana University
. The family lived in Dayton, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
until Sean was six years old. McVay's grandfather, John McVay , is a former San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers
general manager, who was involved in constructing the five Super Bowl
Super Bowl
winning seasons for the team.

McVay graduated from Marist School in 2004. He was a four-year starter at Marist as a quarterback and defensive back for the War Eagles high school football team. He was the first player in school history to amass 1,000 yards rushing and passing in consecutive seasons. He totaled 2,600 yards rushing and 40 touchdowns rushing during his career and also passed for 2,500 yards and 18 touchdowns, leading the War Eagles to a 26–3 record, including a 14–1 record and state title as a senior, when he was named the Georgia 4A Offensive Player of the Year.

McVay attented Miami University
Miami University
in Oxford, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
, where he played college football playing wide receiver from 2004–2007, earning Miami’s Scholar-Athlete Award in 2007. He caught 39 passes for 312 yards for the RedHawks. He graduated from Miami in 2008.


McVay began his coaching career as an assistant wide receivers coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
in 2008 . The following year in 2009, he was the wide receivers/quality control coach for the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League (UFL). In 2010 , he was hired as the assistant tight ends coach for the Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins
. In 2011 , he was promoted to tight ends coach, a position he held through 2013.

On January 14, 2014, he was promoted by new Redskins head coach, Jay Gruden , to offensive coordinator. In his first year as offensive coordinator, he turned the team's offense into the 12th ranked pass offense in the National Football League
National Football League
(NFL) -- averaging 268.4 passing yards per game with third year quarterback, Kirk Cousins -- the 17th ranked rush offense, with 97.9 rushing yards per game, and the 10th ranked total offense in the NFL, a year after the team's offense finished ranked 25th in total offense, averaging 24.3 points per game and 353.8 total yards per game. In 2016, the offense ranked as the third best pass offense in the NFL with 309.3 passing yards per game, improved to the 20th ranked rush offense after being 25th the year prior (averaging 106.0 rushing yards per game), and finished 12th overall in total offense, averaging 24.8 points per game and 385.6 total yards per game.

On January 12, 2017, McVay was hired as the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams at the age of 30, which made him the youngest head coach in modern NFL history, surpassing Lane Kiffin , who was 31 when hired by the Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders
in 2007.

On September 10, 2017, McVay made his regular season debut against the Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts
and led the Los Angeles Rams
Los Angeles Rams
to a lopsided 46-9 win over the Colts for his first game.




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NFL head coaches under whom McVay has served:

* Jon Gruden , Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
, (2008) * Mike Shanahan , Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins
, (2010-2013) * Jay Gruden , Washington Redskins, (2014-2016)


* ^ A B "Player Bio: Sean McVay
Sean McVay
Miami University
Miami University
RedHawks Official Athletic Site". * ^ "Tim McVay College Stats - College Football at Sports-Reference.com". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. * ^ A B "Miami grad, Dayton native Sean McVay
Sean McVay
becomes youngest coach in NFL history". Dayton Daily News. Associated Press. January 12, 2017. * ^ Simmons, Myles. "Three Things to Know about Rams HC Sean McVay". therams.com. Retrieved 12 January 2017. * ^ name="Miamibio'> * ^ Klein, Gary. "Rams hire Sean McVay
Sean McVay
as their new head coach". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 12 January 2017.