Luke John Getsy (born February 16, 1984) is an American football coach and former quarterback who is the offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He previously served as an assistant coach for the Green Bay Packers, Mississippi State University, Western Michigan University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh, West Virginia Wesleyan College and the University of Akron.

Luke Getsy
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Getsy with the Green Bay Packers in 2014
Chicago Bears
Position:Offensive coordinator
Personal information
Born: (1984-02-16) February 16, 1984 (age 38)
Munhall, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Career information
High school:Steel Valley
(Munhall, Pennsylvania)
College:Pittsburgh, Akron
Undrafted:2007
Career history
As a player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As a coach:
Coaching stats at PFR

Early yearsEdit

Getsy was a four-year starting quarterback at Steel Valley High School.

Playing careerEdit

CollegeEdit

Getsy attended the University of Pittsburgh on a football scholarship. After spending two seasons with the Panthers, Getsy transferred to the University of Akron where he led the Zips to its first ever conference championship. He also led Akron to its first-ever bowl game, the Motor City Bowl at Ford Field in Detroit. Getsy finished his career breaking 24 school records in two years as the Zips starter.

National Football LeagueEdit

San Francisco 49ersEdit

Getsy signed as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers prior to the 2007 season.

Coaching careerEdit

AkronEdit

In 2007, Getsy began his coaching career at the University of Akron as a graduate assistant under head coach J. D. Brookhart.

West Virginia WesleyanEdit

In 2009, Getsy was hired by West Virginia Wesleyan College as their offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach and academic coordinator.

PittsburghEdit

In 2010, Getsy joined the University of Pittsburgh as a graduate assistant under head coach Dave Wannstedt.

Indiana University of PennsylvaniaEdit

In 2011, Getsy was hired as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania under head coach Curt Cignetti.[1]

Western MichiganEdit

In 2013, Getsy was named the wide receivers coach at Western Michigan University under head coach P. J. Fleck.

Green Bay PackersEdit

On February 7, 2014, Getsy was hired by the Green Bay Packers as an offensive quality control coach under head coach Mike McCarthy.[2] In 2016, he was promoted to wide receivers coach.

Mississippi StateEdit

On December 31, 2017, Getsy was hired as the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach at Mississippi State University.[3]

Green Bay Packers (second stint)Edit

On January 21, 2019, Getsy was re-hired by the Green Bay Packers as their quarterbacks coach under head coach Matt LaFleur.[4] On March 12, 2020, he was promoted to passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Chicago BearsEdit

On January 30, 2022, Getsy was hired by the Chicago Bears as their offensive coordinator under head coach Matt Eberflus.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gary Goff will take over for Luke Getsy". Archived from the original on July 26, 2011. Retrieved April 3, 2010.
  2. ^ "Packers finalize coaching staff". Packers.com. February 7, 2014. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  3. ^ "Source: Packers WR coach to be Miss. St. OC". December 31, 2017.
  4. ^ "The Packers are bringing back Luke Getsy as quarterbacks coach, according to sources. Getsy coached the Packers receivers before becoming Mississippi State's offensive coordinator last season. Getsy's return gives Aaron Rodgers someone he's familiar with to help him transition into new coach Matt LaFleur's offense". ESPN.com. January 22, 2019. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
  5. ^ Mayer, Larry (January 30, 2022). "Bears hire Getsy as offensive coordinator". Chicago Bears. Retrieved January 30, 2022.

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