Dave Ragone

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Dave Ragone
Dave Ragone passing.jpg
Ragone with the Berlin Thunder in 2005.
Quarterbacks coach
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-10-03) October 3, 1979 (age 34)
Place of birth: Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Career information
College: Louisville
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 88
Debuted in 2003 for the Houston Texans
Last played in 2005 for the Berlin Thunder
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
  • 3x Honorable Mention All-American (2000-2003)
  • 3x Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year (2000-2003)
  • NFL Europe Offensive MVP (2005)
Career NFL statistics as of 2005
TDINT 0–1
Passing yards 135
Passer rating 47.4
Stats at NFL.com

David Patrick Ragone (born October 3, 1979) is an American football coach and former professional quarterback.

Early years[edit]

Ragone attended St. Ignatius High School and was a student and a letterman in football and basketball. In football, as a senior quarterback, he was an All-State first team honoree and led his team to the State Semi-Final game, losing 20-19 against Canton McKinley. Also as a senior, he was a starter on the basketball team that went on to be the State Runner-Up.

In the fall of 2009, Ragone was inducted into the Saint Ignatius Athletic Hall of Fame.

College career[edit]

During his college career at the University of Louisville, he went 27-11 as a starter, including an 11-1 mark in 2001. Ragone finished his collegiate career as Louisville's second all time leading passer. He was a three-time All-American Honorable Mention and three-time Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year.

Professional career[edit]

He was selected in the third round of the 2003 NFL draft by the Houston Texans and started in two games behind David Carr. In 2005, Ragone was named NFL Europe's Offensive MVP, leading the Berlin Thunder to World Bowl XIII. Ragone was waived by the Texans and claimed by the Cincinnati Bengals in May 2006. In June 2006, the Bengals traded Ragone to the St. Louis Rams.

Ragone was released by the Rams during training camp prior to the 2006 season. He then began a sports talk show on Louisville, Kentucky radio station WQKC.

Coaching career[edit]

Ragone began his coaching career as the quarterbacks coach for the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League in 2010. He was named wide receivers coach of the Tennessee Titans on February 22, 2011.[1] He moved to quarterbacks coach in 2013. He was fired after the 2013 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Titans Add To Coaching Staff". TitansOnline.com. February 22, 2011. Retrieved February 22, 2011. 

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