Matt Nagy

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Matt Nagy
Kansas City Chiefs
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-04-24) April 24, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth: Piscataway, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
College: Delaware
Undrafted in 2002
Debuted in 2002 for the New York Dragons
Last played in 2008 for the Columbus Destroyers
Coaching debut in 2008 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena football statistics
TD-INT 374-55
Passing yards 18,866
QB Rating 115.11
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Matt Nagy (born April 24, 1978) is a former gridiron football quarterback in the Arena Football League. He played for the New York Dragons, Carolina Cobras, Georgia Force and Columbus Destroyers in his six season career. He was signed by the Dragons as a street free agent in 2002. He played college football at Delaware. He was formerly the offensive quality control coach for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, but is now the Quarterbacks Coach for the Kansas City Chiefs under new Head Coach Andy Reid.

Playing career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Nagy played high school football for Pennsylvania powerhouse Manheim Central.

College[edit]

Nagy played college football for the University of Delaware.

Professional career[edit]

New York Dragons[edit]

Nagy played for the New York Dragons in 2002.

Carolina Cobras[edit]

Nagy played for the Carolina Cobras in 2004.

Georgia Force[edit]

Nagy replacing injured quarterback Jim Kubiak early in the 2005 season and led the Georgia Force to ArenaBowl XIX.

Columbus Destroyers[edit]

Nagy was traded to Columbus during the 2006 offseason, and played in two seasons with the team before the AFL folded in 2009. In 2007, Nagy led the Destroyers to ArenaBowl XXI, but lost in the championship game to the San Jose SaberCats.

Career statistics[edit]

Year Comp Att Comp% Yds TD INT Rating
2002 105 178 59 1242 27 5 106.5
2004 237 348 68.1 2371 47 6 113.8
2005 260 378 68.8 3003 66 10 121
2006 372 527 70.6 4265 85 11 125.5
2007 339 545 62.2 3545 75 15 103.9
2008 358 576 62.2 4440 74 8 112.33
Career Statistics 1671 2552 65.5 18866 374 55 115.11

Coaching career[edit]

High school[edit]

During the 2002 and 2003 high school football seasons, Nagy spent time at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania[1] as the quarterbacks coach, as well as serving as the Junior Varsity Offensive Head Coach. While at CCHS, Nagy introduced many plays from his college days at Delaware. Former Juniata College All-American Ray "Shady" Shelley served as the wide receiver coach. Shelley is currently the wide receiver coach for the Warwick (PA) Pop Warner B-Team.

Nagy was also an assistant coach at Manheim Central High School.[1]

From 2008–2009, Nagy was the offensive coordinator for the Palmyra Cougars of Palmyra Area High School in Palmyra, Pennsylvania.[1]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Nagy was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on August 10, 2009 after an injury to backup quarterback Kevin Kolb. Nagy had been working for the Eagles as a coaching intern prior to his signing. The NFL disapproved his contract the following day. Philadelphia disclosed at a press conference that they would not pursue a re-signing of Nagy, but that he would continue to be a coaching intern for the team. He was promoted to coaches assistant on February 9, 2010.[2] He was promoted to offensive quality control coach on March 2, 2011.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On January 11, 2013, Nagy confirmed that he will now be the Quarterbacks Coach for the Kansas City Chiefs.[3] He will serve under new Head Coach Andy Reid, under whom he previously worked as the quality control coach for the Philadelphia Eagles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Matt Nagy lands a job with the Eagles". LancasterOnline.com. February 8, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-15. 
  2. ^ McLane, Jeff (February 10, 2010). "Matt Nagy gets administrative job with Eagles". Philly.com. Retrieved 2010-02-10. [dead link]
  3. ^ Reinhart, Jeff (January 11, 2013). "Kansas City Chiefs tab former Manheim Central standout Matt Nagy as QB coach". "The Patriot News". Retrieved 2013-01-13. 

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