Andy Reid Biography
Andy Reid is an American football coach who is the current head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). Previously, he was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, a position he held from 1999 to 2012.
From 2001 to 2012, Reid was also the Eagles’ executive vice president of football operations, effectively making him the team’s general manager. Andy Reid led the Eagles to five National Football Conference (NFC) championship games, including four consecutive appearances from 2001–2004, and one Super Bowl appearance in 2005. He played college football at Brigham Young University.
Andy Reid Age
Reid is 64 years old as of 2022. He was born Andrew Walter Reid on March 19, 1958, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 19th of March every year.
Andy Reid Height
Reid stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and weighs about 265 lb (120 kg).
Andy Reid Family
Reid has a brother named Reggie Reid. He has however not provided any information about his parents.
Andy Reid Wife / Andy Reid Children
Reid is married to Tammy Reid since 1981 and the couple is blessed with five children: sons Garrett, Britt, and Spencer, and daughters Crosby and Drew Ann. Reid and his family are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Andy Reid Son
Reid’s oldest son, Garrett, who had suffered from drug addiction for several years and served time in prison for various crimes, was found dead on August 5, 2012, in his room at training camp at Lehigh University from an accidental heroin overdose. His son Britt also served time in prison for gun and drug charges.
Andy Reid Education
He attended John Marshall High School and as a teenager, he worked as a vendor at Dodger Stadium. Reid also played youth sports in East Hollywood at Lemon Grove Recreation Center, and among his coaches was Pete Arbogast, who is the radio announcer for the USC football team, and formerly the radio play-by-play man for the Cincinnati Bengals.
In 1971, when Reid was 13, he appeared live on Monday Night Football during the Punt, Pass, and Kick competition; he was already so large that he wore the jersey of Les Josephson (6’1″, 207 pounds). He played offensive tackle at Glendale Community College in Glendale, California. Reid also played offensive tackle at Brigham Young University from 1978 to 1980 where he was a teammate of Jim McMahon.
Andy Reid Coaching Career
Andy Reid College
After graduating from BYU in 1981, Reid spent one year as a graduate assistant on the school’s football coaching staff. He spent the next nine years as an offensive line coach with four colleges, including in 1986 with Northern Arizona University when he coached Frank Pollack, who went on to play for six seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.
Andy Reid Packers
In 1992, Reid was hired as an assistant coach by the Green Bay Packers, the same year quarterback Brett Favre became a member of that team. In 1997, Reid was named the Packers’ quarterbacks coach, the season after the Packers won Super Bowl XXXI.
Reid replaced Marty Mornhinweg, who left to be the offensive coordinator for his predecessor in Green Bay, Steve Mariucci. Mariucci originally wanted Reid to be his offensive coordinator in San Francisco, but Packers head coach Mike Holmgren prevented the move.
Andy Reid Eagles
Reid’s good work with the Packers attracted considerable notice throughout the league, leading to his being hired as the head coach of the Eagles on January 11, 1999. Originally, the Eagles considered hiring Mike Holmgren, Reid’s boss in Green Bay, as head coach to replace Ray Rhodes, who was fired after leading the Eagles to a league-worst 3–13 season. However, Mike Holmgren opted to join the Seattle Seahawks instead but advised Eagles owner Jeff Lurie to hire Reid.
In 2001, Reid was named executive vice president of football operations of the Eagles, effectively making him the team’s general manager. Reid left the Eagles in 2012 after Jeffrey Lurie announced his firing on December 31, 2012, immediately at the end of the 2012 NFL season. Reid was the longest-tenured head coach in the NFL prior to his release.
Andy Reid Kansas City Chiefs
On January 4, 2013, Reid signed a five-year contract agreement to become the head coach of the Chiefs. Originally, his contract made him the final authority in football matters, the same power he had in Philadelphia. After a week, however, the Chiefs hired John Dorsey, who had previously worked with Reid as an assistant in Green Bay, as general manager.
In November 2020, Reid signed a contract extension with the Chiefs during their bye week in the 2020 season. The 2021 Super Bowl will be Reid’s fourth overall Super Bowl appearance, and his third as a head coach.
Andy Reid Contract
Reid signed his five-year contract to become the head coach of the Chiefs on January 4, 2013. In Nov 2020, The Kansas City Chiefs announced that Reid has signed a contract extension with the club.
Andy Reid Salary
Andy Reid earns an annual salary of $7.5 million dollars working as the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Andy Reid Net Worth
Reid has an estimated net worth of $30 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a football coach.
Andy Reid Coaching tree
NFL head coaches under whom Reid has served:
- Mike Holmgren, Green Bay Packers (1992–1998)
Assistant coaches under Reid who have become NFL head coaches:
- Brad Childress, Minnesota Vikings (2006–2010)
- John Harbaugh, Baltimore Ravens (from 2008)
- Steve Spagnuolo, St. Louis Rams (2009–2011), New York Giants (2017)
- Leslie Frazier, Minnesota Vikings (2010–2013)
- Ron Rivera, Carolina Panthers (from 2011)
- Pat Shurmur, Cleveland Browns (2011–2012), Philadelphia Eagles (2015), New York Giants (from 2018)
- Todd Bowles, New York Jets (2015–2018)
- Doug Pederson, Philadelphia Eagles (from 2016)
- Sean McDermott, Buffalo Bills (from 2017)
- Matt Nagy, Chicago Bears (from 2018)
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Reid.
|Who is Reid?||He is an American football coach|
|Age||63 years old as of 2021|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m)|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
Andy Reid Head coaching record
|Won||Lost||Ties||Win %||Finish||Won||Lost||Win %||Result|
|PHI||1999||5||11||0||.313||5th in NFC East||–||–||–||–|
|PHI||2000||11||5||0||.688||2nd in NFC East||1||1||.500||Lost to New York Giants in NFC Divisional Game.|
|PHI||2001||11||5||0||.688||1st in NFC East||2||1||.667||Lost to St. Louis Rams in NFC Championship Game.|
|PHI||2002||12||4||0||.750||1st in NFC East||1||1||.500||Lost to Tampa Bay Buccaneers in NFC Championship Game.|
|PHI||2003||12||4||0||.750||1st in NFC East||1||1||.500||Lost to Carolina Panthers in NFC Championship Game.|
|PHI||2004||13||3||0||.813||1st in NFC East||2||1||.667||Lost to New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXIX.|
|PHI||2005||6||10||0||.375||4th in NFC East||–||–||–||–|
|PHI||2006||10||6||0||.625||1st in NFC East||1||1||.500||Lost to New Orleans Saints in NFC Divisional Game.|
|PHI||2007||8||8||0||.500||4th in NFC East||–||–||–||–|
|PHI||2008||9||6||1||.594||2nd in NFC East||2||1||.667||Lost to Arizona Cardinals in NFC Championship Game.|
|PHI||2009||11||5||0||.688||2nd in NFC East||0||1||.000||Lost to Dallas Cowboys in NFC Wild Card Game.|
|PHI||2010||10||6||0||.625||1st in NFC East||0||1||.000||Lost to Green Bay Packers in NFC Wild Card Game.|
|PHI||2011||8||8||0||.500||2nd in NFC East||–||–||–||–|
|PHI||2012||4||12||0||.250||4th in NFC East||–||–||–||–|
|KC||2013||11||5||0||.688||2nd in AFC West||0||1||.000||Lost to Indianapolis Colts in AFC Wild Card Game.|
|KC||2014||9||7||0||.563||2nd in AFC West||–||–||–||–|
|KC||2015||11||5||0||.688||2nd in AFC West||1||1||.500||Lost to New England Patriots in AFC Divisional Round.|
|KC||2016||12||4||0||.750||1st in AFC West||0||1||.000||Lost to Pittsburgh Steelers in AFC Divisional Round.|
|KC||2017||10||6||0||.625||1st in AFC West||0||1||.000||Lost to Tennessee Titans in AFC Wild Card Game.|
|KC||2018||12||4||0||.750||1st in AFC West||1||0||1.000||TBD|