Clyde Christensen
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Christensen with the Colts in 2015
North Carolina Tar Heels
Position:Volunteer offensive analyst
Personal information
Born: (1956-01-28) January 28, 1956 (age 68)
Covina, California, U.S.
Career information
High school:Covina (CA) Royal Oak
College:Fresno City, North Carolina
Career history
As a coach:
As an executive:
Career highlights and awards
Coaching stats at PFR

Clyde Christensen (born January 28, 1956) is an American football coach, currently working as an offensive analyst at his alma mater, North Carolina.[1] A decorated assistant coach, Christensen has experience coaching collegiately and in the NFL ranks. Before returning to Chapel Hill, Christensen most recently was the quarterbacks coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, where he worked with legendary QB Tom Brady. He has also coached for the Indianapolis Colts, where he mentored and developed Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck.[2] Christensen has been a part of two Super Bowl-winning teams, XLI with the Colts and LV with the Buccaneers.[3]

Personal life

Christensen is married to Debbie Christensen. They have three daughters: Rachel, Rebecca, and Ruth.[4] Christensen is a Christian.[5]


  1. ^ Smith, Adam (March 1, 2023). "NFL Coaching Veteran Clyde Christensen Joining UNC Staff as Analyst". 247 Sports. Retrieved March 2, 2023.
  2. ^ Shook, Nick (January 8, 2019). "Buccaneers hire Bruce Arians as next head coach". Retrieved March 5, 2024.
  3. ^ Robinson, Sam (January 19, 2023). "Buccaneers' Clyde Christensen To Retire; Team To Fire WRs Coach Kevin Garver". Pro Football Rumors. Retrieved February 19, 2023.
  4. ^ "Clyde Christensen". Retrieved February 7, 2021.
  5. ^ Doering, Joshua (February 4, 2021). "Clyde Christensen serving as QB coach to Tom Brady, spiritual leader to Bucs organization". Sports Spectrum. Retrieved February 7, 2021.