Pat McPherson

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Pat McPherson
Seattle Seahawks
Position:Tight ends coach
Personal information
Born: (1969-04-15) April 15, 1969 (age 49)
Santa Clara, California
Career information
High school:Bellarmine College Prep
College:Santa Clara
Career history
As coach:
  • Denver Broncos
    Defensive assistant (1998)
    Offensive assistant (1999–2002)
    Quarterbacks (2003–2006)
    Tight ends (2007–2008)
  • Seattle Seahawks
    Tight ends (2010–present)
Career highlights and awards

Patrick McPherson (born April 15, 1969) is an American football coach who is the tight ends coach for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL).[1] In 2010, he joined the Seahawks after 11 years with the Denver Broncos, where he was the wide receivers coach. He joined the Broncos coaching staff in 1998 as a defensive assistant, and in 1999 became an offensive assistant. He then served as the quarterbacks coach from 2003 until 2006. Under McPherson's guidance, Jake Plummer set several single-season franchise records, including passing yards.

McPherson was a linebacker and captain of the football team at Santa Clara University, where he received his bachelor's degree in English and an M.B.A.. His father, Bill McPherson, was a long-time NFL assistant coach.


  1. ^ "Seattle Seahawks:McPherson". December 5, 2010. Archived from the original on December 30, 2010. Retrieved December 5, 2010.

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