SEAN MCVAY (born January 24, 1986) is an
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 is the son of Tim and Cindy McVay. Sean’s father, Tim,
played football as a defensive back at
Indiana University . The
family lived in
Dayton, Ohio until Sean was six years old. McVay's
John McVay , is a former
San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers general
manager, who was involved in constructing the five
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.
Miami University in
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
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 . 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
Oakland Raiders in 2007.
On September 10, 2017, McVay made his regular season debut against
Indianapolis Colts and led the
Los Angeles Rams
Los Angeles Rams to a lopsided 46-9
win over the Colts for his first game.
HEAD COACHING RECORD
NFL head coaches under whom McVay has served:
Jon Gruden ,
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers , (2008)
Mike Shanahan ,
Washington Redskins , (2010-2013)
Jay Gruden , Washington Redskins, (2014-2016)
REFERENCES AND NOTES
* ^ A B "Player Bio:
Miami University RedHawks Official
* ^ "Tim McVay College Stats - College Football at
Sports-Reference.com". College Football at Sports-Reference.com.
* ^ A B "Miami grad, Dayton native
Sean McVay becomes youngest
coach in NFL history". Dayton Daily News. Associated Press. January
* ^ Simmons, Myles. "Three Things to Know about Rams HC Sean
McVay". therams.com. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
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* ^ Klein, Gary. "Rams hire
Sean McVay as their new head coach".
Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 12 January 2017.