Pep Hamilton

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Pep Hamilton
Current position
Title Offensive Coordinator
Team Indianapolis Colts
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-09-19) September 19, 1974 (age 39)
Team(s) as a player
1993–1996 Howard University
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1997-2001
1999-2001
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007-2009
2010
2011–2012
2013-Present
Howard University (QB)
Howard University (OC)
New York Jets (Offensive QC)
New York Jets (QB)
New York Jets (WR)
San Francisco 49ers (QB)
Chicago Bears (QB)
Stanford (WR)
Stanford (OC/QB)
Indianapolis Colts (OC)

Pep Hamilton (born September 19, 1974) is the current offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.

College career[edit]

Hamilton played quarterback from 1993-1996 at Howard University. While at Howard, Hamilton earned the team's scholar-athlete award in 1995 and 1996.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Hamilton started his coaching career at Howard University, where he served as the team's quarterbacks coach before becoming the team's offensive coordinator. Hamilton coached in the National Football League for the New York Jets and San Francisco 49ers before taking a position as quarterbacks coach for the Chicago Bears on March 5, 2007.[1]

In 2010, Hamilton was hired by the University of New Mexico Lobos after Tee Martin left for the Kentucky Wildcats and was named co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach. However, after Ron Turner left Stanford for the Indianapolis Colts, Hamilton left New Mexico and before the start of the season to be the wide receivers coach at Stanford.[2] In 2011, he was promoted to offensive coordinator under new head coach David Shaw.[1] In 2013 he was named as the new Colts offensive coordinator, after Bruce Arians left the Colts to be the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. He will be reunited with former Stanford starting QB Andrew Luck.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Stanford Announces Changes to Football Coaching Staff" (Press release). Stanford Department of Athletics. February 2, 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Biggs, Brad (March 9, 2010). "Stanford loses one ex-Bears coach, hires another". ChicagoBreakingSports.com. Retrieved February 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ Copeland, Kareem (January 18, 2013). "Indianapolis Colts hire Pep Hamilton to run offense". National Football League. Retrieved January 18, 2013.