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Ragone with the Berlin Thunder in 2005
|Date of birth:||October 3, 1979|
|Place of birth:||Middleburg Heights, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||221 lb (100 kg)|
|High school:||Cleveland (OH) St. Ignatius|
|NFL draft:||2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 88|
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David Patrick Ragone (born October 3, 1979) is an American football coach and former player who is the quarterbacks coach for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played in the NFL and NFL Europe for four seasons. He played college football for the University of Louisville.
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.
During his college career at the University of Louisville, he went 27-11 as a starting quarterback, including an 11-1 mark in 2001. Ragone finished his college years 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.
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 began his coaching career with the Kentucky Country Day School Bearcats in 2009 where he was the Offensive Coordinator. He then went to Hartford 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. He moved to quarterbacks coach in 2013, but was fired after the 2013 season. On February 27, 2015, he was hired as the offensive quality control coach for the Washington Redskins. On January 22, 2016, he was named quarterbacks coach of the Chicago Bears.