Brett Veach

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Brett Veach
Kansas City Chiefs
Position:General manager
Personal information
Born:1978 (age 40–41)
Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania
Career information
College:Delaware
Career history
As executive:
Career highlights and awards

Brett Veach (born c. 1978)[1] is an American football executive currently serving as the general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs in the National Football League. Prior to being the Chiefs general manager, he was the Chiefs' co-director of player personnel.[2] He began his career as an assistant for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2004, eventually moving up and becoming a scout.[3]

Veach attended the University of Delaware, where he also played college football. From 1998 to 2001, he played running back, wide receiver, and return specialist for the Fightin' Blue Hens.[4] Veach's teammates included quarterback Matt Nagy, whom Veach invited to join the Eagles in 2009.[5] The two followed Eagles head coach Andy Reid to the Chiefs in 2013.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McChesney, Alec. "Brett Veach, Chiefs' top internal GM candidate, made early impression on Andy Reid". KC Star. Kansas City Star. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Chiefs promote Brett Veach to be their GM". Kansas City Star. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  3. ^ Kerkhoff, Blair (July 11, 2017). "Brett Veach, formerly of Eagles front office, is Chiefs' new GM". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved February 14, 2019 – via The Kansas City Star.
  4. ^ "UD alumnus Brett Veach named general manager of Kansas City Chiefs". University of Delaware. July 11, 2017. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  5. ^ Drehs, Wayne (January 2, 2019). "From selling homes to the NFL: How an 'angel' helped Matt Nagy". ESPN. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  6. ^ Mosher, Geoff (March 8, 2013). "Eagles lose top scout Brett Veach to Chiefs". NBC Sports Philadelphia. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  7. ^ Reinhart, Jeff (January 11, 2013). "Kansas City Chiefs tab former Manheim Central standout Matt Nagy as QB coach". The Patriot News. Retrieved January 13, 2013.