Andy Heck
Kansas City Chiefs
Position:Offensive line coach
Personal information
Born: (1967-01-01) January 1, 1967 (age 57)
Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school:Woodson (Fairfax, Virginia)
College:Notre Dame
NFL draft:1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
As coach
As player
Career NFL statistics
Games played:185
Games started:164

Andrew Robert Heck (born January 1, 1967) is an American football coach and former player. He is the offensive line coach for the Kansas City Chiefs. He played tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons. He was drafted in the 1989 NFL Draft with the 15th overall selection in the first round by the Seattle Seahawks He played college football at the University of Notre Dame. He also played for the Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins.

Early life

Heck was born in Fargo, North Dakota. He attended W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb southwest of Washington, D.C.

College career

He received a scholarship to play football at the University of Notre Dame, where, as a co-captain, he helped lead the Fighting Irish to a national championship in 1988 under head coach Lou Holtz.

NFL career

Seattle Seahawks

Heck was a first round selection of the Seattle Seahawks in the 1989 NFL Draft, the fifteenth overall pick.[1] He signed a five-year contract exceeding $2.7 million following a one-week holdout.[2]

Chicago Bears

Heck signed with the Chicago Bears on February 23, 1994, for $10 million over four years.[3] After five seasons, Heck was released in June 1999.

Washington Redskins

Heck signed with the Washington Redskins in 1999. He played two seasons with the Redskins.

Coaching career

Early Jobs

Heck moved into coaching and spent three years at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, starting with two years as a graduate assistant.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Heck was hired as the Jacksonville Jaguars assistant offensive line coach in 2004. In 2006, he was promoted to offensive line coach.

Kansas City Chiefs

Heck was hired by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013 as their offensive line coach. In 2019, he won his first Super Bowl when the Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31–20 in Super Bowl LIV.[4] In 2022, Heck won his second Super Bowl when the Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 38–35 in Super Bowl LVII.[5] In 2023, he won his third Super Bowl when the Chiefs defeated the 49ers 25–22 in Super Bowl LVIII.[6]

Personal life

Heck's son Charlie plays for the Houston Texans.

References

  1. ^ "1989 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved May 26, 2023.
  2. ^ Boling, Dave (August 3, 1989). "One serious Seahawk". Spokane Chronicle. p. C1 – via Google News.
  3. ^ "Seattle's Heck signs Bears' offer sheet". Toledo Blade. February 24, 1994. p. 33 – via Google News.
  4. ^ "Super Bowl LIV – San Francisco 49ers vs. Kansas City Chiefs – February 2nd, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 19, 2023.
  5. ^ "Super Bowl LVII – Philadelphia Eagles vs. Kansas City Chiefs – February 12th, 2023". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 19, 2023.
  6. ^ Maaddi, Rob (February 12, 2024). "Patrick Mahomes rallies the Chiefs to second straight Super Bowl title, 25–22 over 49ers in overtime". AP News. Retrieved February 14, 2024.