Dana Bible

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Not to be confused with Dana X. Bible.
Dana Bible
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Team San Francisco 49ers
Biographical details
Born (1953-10-30) October 30, 1953 (age 63)
Erie, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1973–1975 Cincinnati
Position(s) Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1976–1977 Cincinnati (GA)
1978–1979 Cincinnati (QB)
1981 Miami (OH) (WR)
1983–1985 NC State (QB/WR)
1986–1988 San Diego State (OC/QB/WR)
1989 Miami (OH) (OC/QB)
1990–1992 Cincinnati Bengals (QB)
1994 Cincinnati (OC/QB)
1995–1997 Stanford (OC/QB)
1998 Philadelphia Eagles (OC)
1999–2006 Boston College (OC/QB/WR)
2007–2011 NC State (OC/QB/WR)
2012 NC State (OC/QB)
2012 NC State (interim HC)
2016 San Francisco 49ers (Offensive Coach)
Head coaching record
Overall 0–1

Dana Bible (born October 30, 1953) is an American football coach and former player.

Bible graduated from St. Xavier High School in 1972[1] and the University of Cincinnati in 1976, where he earned a BA in Economics and in 1982 an MBA in Management.[2] He has served in various college and NFL coaching positions. He was the offensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1998[3]

He was QB/WR coach with the North Carolina State Wolfpack from 1983-1985 and returned to NC State as offensive coordinator from 2007 to 2012 under head coach Tom O'Brien, having served as O'Brien's OC at Boston College from 1999-2006.[4]

In 2009, Bible was diagnosed with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia[5] and passed away on December 5, 2016. He was a resident of Tulsa, Oklahoma at the time of his passing.[6]


  1. ^ Motz, Mark D (2009-12-10). "Volume VII, Issue 7". St. Xavier High School E-News (Mailing list). Retrieved 2009-12-11. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Player Bio: Dana Bible". Boston College Official Athletic Site. CBS College Sports Network. Archived from the original on 2011-01-12. Retrieved 2009-11-25. 
  3. ^ NC State Bio
  4. ^ "Chip Kelly hires old friend as senior advisor". Niners Nation. 2016-02-17. Retrieved 2017-03-23. 
  5. ^ "Dana Bible – NC State | Uplifting Athletes". www.upliftingathletes.org. Retrieved 2017-03-23. 
  6. ^ "Dana Bible Obituary - Tulsa, Oklahoma - Tributes.com". www.tributes.com. Retrieved 2017-03-23.