Dave Borgonzi

Dave Borgonzi is an American football coach for the Chicago Bears . He previously coached with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers[1][2] and the Dallas Cowboys.

Dave Borgonzi
Chicago Bears
Position:Linebackers coach
Personal information
Born:Everett, Massachusetts
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
College:Amherst College
Career history
As a coach:

Playing careerEdit

Borgonzi played inside linebacker[3] at Amherst College.[4][5] There he served as a three year starter and was named a team captain during his senior season.

Coaching careerEdit


Borgonzi spent two years at Syracuse working as a graduate assistant. While with the Orange he earned his master's degree in education.


While at Harvard, Borgonzi served as a recruiter for the school and as the assistant defensive secondary coach.[6]


Borgonzi worked from 2011 to 2013 as a coaching assistant for the Dallas Cowboys. He worked with the defensive side of the ball for his first two years before moving to offense in 2013.

Tampa BayEdit

From 2014[7] to 2017 Borgonzi worked as an assistant for the Buccaneers.


Dave was hired as the Colts linebackers coach in 2018.[8] He missed week 15 of the 2020 season due to COVID-19.[9]


On February 2, 2022, Borgonzi was hired by the Chicago Bears as their linebackers coach, following new Head Coach Matt Eberflus from the Indianapolis Colts. [10]

Personal lifeEdit

Borgonzi's brother, Mike, serves as the director of football operations for the Kansas City Chiefs.[11]

Borgonzi and his wife Alyssa have a daughter, Gianna, and a son, James.[12]


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  2. ^ Philipse, Sander (2016-01-25). "Bucs announce coaching staff". Bucs Nation. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  3. ^ "David Borgonzi - 2002 - Football". Amherst College. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  4. ^ "Dave Borgonzi". Amherst College. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  5. ^ Keefer, Zak (September 29, 2020). "Where he belongs: With other career options, Colts' Dave Borgonzi chose to coach". The Athletic. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  6. ^ "Dave Borgonzi - Assistant Coach - Secondary (CA) - Staff Directory". Harvard University. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  7. ^ Philipse, Sander (2014-01-24). "2014 Buccaneers coaching staff complete". Bucs Nation. Retrieved 2021-08-16.
  8. ^ "Report: Colts hire Dave Borgonzi as linebackers coach". Colts Wire. 2018-02-15. Retrieved 2021-08-16.
  9. ^ "Colts LB coach Dave Borgonzi unavailable due to COVID-19". Colts Wire. 2020-12-19. Retrieved 2021-08-16.
  10. ^ "Bears hire Williams as DC, Borgonzi as LBS coach".
  11. ^ Licata, Chris (2019-12-27). "Top Chiefs Executive Named Serious 2020 NFL GM Candidate". Heavy.com. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  12. ^ "The Official Website of the Indianapolis Colts". www.colts.com. Retrieved 2021-02-17.