Marcus Brady
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Brady with the Montreal Alouettes
Philadelphia Eagles
Position:Senior offensive assistant
Personal information
Born: (1979-09-24) September 24, 1979 (age 44)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Morse (CA)
College:Cal State Northridge
Undrafted:2002
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
As coach
Career CFL statistics
TDINT:15–16
Passing yards:3,321
Completion percentage:52.5
Rushing yards:679
Rushing touchdowns:6
Player stats at CFL.ca (archive)
Coaching stats at PFR

Marcus Brady (born September 24, 1979) is an American football coach who is the senior offensive assistant for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He previously served as the offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts from 2021 to 2022 and also served as an assistant coach for the Toronto Argonauts and Montreal Alouettes.

He played college football at California State University, Northridge and in 2002 was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Brady played for seven seasons in the CFL for the Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Montreal Alouettes.

Playing career

College

Brady attended Cal State Northridge as a business major, where he started 43 straight games. He held his school's all-time lead for completions (1,036), attempts (1,677), yards (12,445) and touchdowns (109).

Canadian Football League

Toronto Argonauts

In 2002, Brady signed with the Toronto Argonauts as an undrafted free agent. He played with the Argonauts for two seasons.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

In 2004, Brady was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and played for two seasons with the team.

Montreal Alouettes

In 2006, Brady was acquired and signed by the Montreal Alouettes as a free agent. He backed up starter Anthony Calvillo and was used primarily for short yardage situations. He also punted for the Alouettes in place of Damon Duval. He retired on April 2, 2009.

Coaching career

Montreal Alouettes

Following his retirement as a football player, Brady began his coaching career and was hired by the Montreal Alouettes, his former team, to serve as their wide receivers coach in 2009.[1] Following the departure of Scott Milanovich, Brady was promoted to offensive coordinator on December 4, 2011.[2]

Toronto Argonauts

On December 3, 2012, Brady was hired to be the offensive coordinator of the Toronto Argonauts.[3]

Indianapolis Colts

In 2018, Brady was hired by the Indianapolis Colts as their assistant quarterbacks coach under head coach Frank Reich. In 2019, Brady was promoted to quarterbacks coach. On January 25, 2021, Brady was promoted to offensive coordinator, replacing Nick Sirianni, who departed to become head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.[4][5] He was fired by the Colts on November 1, 2022, vacating his position as offensive coordinator.[6]

Philadelphia Eagles

On November 22, 2022, ESPN reported that Brady had been hired by the Philadelphia Eagles as an offensive consultant.[7]

On February 28, 2023, Brady was hired by the Philadelphia Eagles as a senior offensive assistant under head coach Nick Sirianni.[8]

Personal life

Brady is married to his wife, Sherrie, and together they have a daughter, Saliyah, and a son, Aaden. Brady played basketball and baseball at Samuel F. B. Morse High School in San Diego.

References

  1. ^ Fitz-Gerald, Sean (November 27, 2009). "Weary backup Marcus Brady now coaching Alouettes". National Post. Retrieved November 28, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ https://www.cfl.ca/article/als-name-marcus-brady-offensive-coordinator Archived 2012-12-22 at the Wayback Machine Als name Marcus Brady offensive coordinator
  3. ^ "ARGONAUTS NAME MARCUS BRADY OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR". Toronto Argonauts. December 3, 2012. Archived from the original on August 1, 2013. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  4. ^ Communications, Colts (January 25, 2021). "Colts Elevate Marcus Brady To Offensive Coordinator". www.colts.com. Retrieved January 25, 2021.
  5. ^ Benjamin, Cody (January 21, 2021). "Colts to promote Marcus Brady to offensive coordinator after Eagles hire Nick Sirianni, per report". www.cbssports.com. Retrieved January 24, 2021.
  6. ^ "Colts fire offensive coordinator Marcus Brady". The Indianapolis Star. Retrieved November 1, 2022.
  7. ^ "Sources: Eagles hire ex-Colts OC as consultant". ESPN.com. November 23, 2022. Retrieved November 24, 2022.
  8. ^ Spadaro, Dave (February 28, 2023). "Eagles name Brian Johnson offensive coordinator". Philadelphia Eagles. Retrieved February 28, 2023.