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Peter K. Mangurian (born June 17, 1955) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently serving as the Tight Ends coach for the Tampa Bay Vipers of the XFL. Mangurian has been a longtime assistant coach in the National Football League as a tight end/offensive line coach, and offensive coordinator. He has coached in two Super Bowls and two Pro Bowls and numerous playoff appearances during his tenure as an NFL coach. He also was the head football coach at Cornell University from 1998–2000, compiling a record of 16–14, and at Columbia University from 2012–2014.

Pete Mangurian
Current position
TitleTight ends coach
TeamTampa Bay Vipers
Biographical details
Born (1955-06-17) June 17, 1955 (age 64)
Los Angeles, California
Alma materLouisiana State
Playing career
Position(s)Defensive tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1979–1980SMU (assistant OL)
1981New Mexico State (OL)
1982–1983Stanford (OL)
1984–1987LSU (OL)
1988–1990Denver Broncos (TE/HB)
1991–1992Denver Broncos (OL)
1993–1996New York Giants (OL)
1997Atlanta Falcons (OL)
2001–2002Atlanta Falcons (OL)
2003Atlanta Falcons (OC)
2005–2008New England Patriots (TE)
2009–2010Tampa Bay Buccaneers (OL)
2020–presentTampa Bay Vipers
Head coaching record

Playing careerEdit

Mangurian attended Louisiana State University from 1975 to 1978, where he played football as a defensive tackle. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Coaching careerEdit


Mangurian began his coaching career as the assistant offensive line coach at Southern Methodist University in 1979 through 1980. In 1981, he spent one season at New Mexico State University as their offensive line coach. He then moved to Stanford University as their offensive line coach in 1982 and 1983 before returning to his alma mater, Louisiana State University, as their offensive line coach from 1984 to 1987. LSU went to four Bowl games during his time in Baton Rouge. Mangurian returned to the college ranks from 1998–2000 as Head Coach of Cornell University. He later returned to the Ivy League as Head Coach of Columbia University in December 2011.


Mangurian was hired by head coach Dan Reeves of the Denver Broncos in 1988 and served as the team's tight ends/H-backs coach until before the 1991 season, when he was promoted to the offensive line position. He coached in Super Bowl XXIV against the San Francisco 49ers. He also coached in the Pro Bowl in 1991. Mangurian followed Reeves to the New York Giants in 1993 as their offensive line coach. He was with the Giants for four years as their offensive line coach. Mangurian again followed Reeves as his offensive line coach, this time to the Atlanta Falcons. However, after one season, Mangurian left the Falcons to become head coach at Cornell. In 2001, Mangurian returned to Reeves staff in Atlanta as offensive line coach, and was promoted to offensive coordinator for the 2003 season. The New England Patriots hired him as their tight end coach in 2005. He was with the Patriots for four years and coached in Super Bowl XLII against the Giants. He was hired by Raheem Morris in 2009 for the offensive line position for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


In 2019, Manguarian became the tight ends coach for the Tampa Bay Vipers of the newly-formed XFL under Marc Trestman.[1]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Cornell Big Red (Ivy League) (1998–2000)
1998 Cornell 4–6 1–6 T–7th
1999 Cornell 7–3 5–2 3rd
2000 Cornell 5–5 5–2 2nd
Cornell: 16–14 11–10
Columbia Lions (Ivy League) (2012–2014)
2012 Columbia 3–7 2–5 T–6th
2013 Columbia 0–10 0–7 8th
2014 Columbia 0–10 0–7 8th
Columbia: 3–27 2–19
Total: 19–41


  1. ^ Rachuk, Stephan (October 7, 2019). "Pete Mangurian to join Tampa Bay Vipers as Tight Ends Coach". XFL Newsroom. Retrieved October 15, 2019.