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Kevin Michael Gilbride (born December 14, 1979) is an American football coach who is currently the tight ends coach for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was the wide receivers coach for the Giants from 2012 to 2013 until he was reassigned to coach tight ends in 2014. He played college football at the University of Hawaii, and was the wide receivers coach at Temple University from 2007 to 2010.[1][2]

Kevin M. Gilbride
Chicago Bears
Position:Tight ends coach
Personal information
Born: (1979-12-14) December 14, 1979 (age 39)
Springfield, Massachusetts
Career information
College:University of Hawaii
Career history
As coach:

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Early lifeEdit

Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, Kevin M. Gilbride is the son of former New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Bernard Gilbride. Kevin M. graduated from Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville, Florida in 1998. He played football, baseball, and basketball in high school.[3]

Gilbride enrolled in Brigham Young University (BYU) in 1998 and redshirted his freshman year. He played in BYU's spring 1999 game but transferred to the University of Hawaii. As a sophomore at Hawaii in 2000, Gilbride was a backup quarterback who played on special teams.[4] Gilbride also played on the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors baseball team from 2000 to 2002 as an outfielder.[5] Gilbride graduated from Hawaii in 2003 with a degree in communications.[4]

Coaching careerEdit

In 2003, Gilbride enrolled at Syracuse University and worked as a video graduate assistant in 2003 then an offensive graduate assistant with the Syracuse Orange football team for the 2004 and 2005 seasons.[4] In 2006, Gilbride was slot receiver and tight end coach at Georgetown. From 2007 to 2009, Gilbride was wide receivers coach at Temple.[4]

New York Giants (2010–2017)Edit

Kevin began his career as the Giants offensive quality control coach in 2010. He won a Super Bowl ring with the Giants when they defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI by a score of 21–17.

In 2012, he was promoted to wide receivers coach.

In 2014, he was reassigned to tight ends coach.

Chicago Bears (2018–present)Edit

On January 13, 2018, the Chicago Bears announced that Gilbride would join Matt Nagy's staff as tight ends coach.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2010/02/ny_giants_officially_name_kevi.html
  2. ^ http://www.giants.com/team/coaches/kevin-gilbridge-jr/694837dc-3cbb-4a2c-8f04-cdf2416f7fcc
  3. ^ "Kevin Gilbride". University of Hawaii Athletics. Archived from the original on February 10, 2001.
  4. ^ a b c d "Kevin M. Gilbride". New York Giants. Retrieved November 13, 2013.
  5. ^ "Kevin Gilbride". University of Hawaii Athletics. Archived from the original on February 24, 2003.
  6. ^ Smith, Michael David (January 13, 2018). "Bears add Kevin Gilbride Jr. to coaching staff". Profootballtalk.com. Retrieved January 13, 2018.

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