Eugene Chung

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Eugene Chung
No. 69, 66
Position: Offensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-06-14) June 14, 1969 (age 46)
Place of birth: Prince George's County, Maryland
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Vienna (VA) Oakton
College: Virginia Tech
NFL draft: 1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13
Career history
As player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
  • Philadelphia Eagles (20102012)
    (Asst. offensive line coach)
  • Kansas City Chiefs (20132015)
    (Asst. offensive line coach)
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2016−present)
    (Asst. offensive line/tight ends/run game)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Eugene Yon Chung (born June 14, 1969) is a former American football offensive tackle who played in the National Football League from 1992 to 1997. He is currently the assistant offensive line/tight ends/run game coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was the assistant offensive line coach for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2013−2015 under head coach Andy Reid, after serving three seasons with him in Philadelphia Eagles in the same capacity. Chung was re-hired by the Eagles on January 20, 2016, by new head coach Doug Pederson, who was Chung's offensive coordinator with the Chiefs.[1]

The New England Patriots drafted him 13th overall out of Virginia Tech in the 1992 NFL draft. He played three seasons with New England. Chung was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 1995 NFL Expansion Draft. He played one season with the Jaguars and one with the Indianapolis Colts before retiring.

Chung is Korean American, and was the first Asian American player to be drafted in the first round since Roman Gabriel in 1962.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berman, Zach (January 21, 2016). "Eagles retain seven coaches, add seven new ones". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved 2016-01-20.