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Vic Fangio Bio
|Victor John Fangio was born on 22nd August 1958. He is an American football head coach for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). Fangio was a defensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers and Stanford Cardinal, linebackers coach for the Baltimore Ravens and defensive coordinator for the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Carolina Panthers, and Chicago Bears.|
|Position:||Head coach – Denver Broncos|
|Vic Fangio Personal information|
|Vic Fangio Age||He was born on 22nd August 1958Dunmore, Pennsylvania|
|Vic Fangio Girlfriend||Kathy|
|Vic Fangio Children||He has a son, Christian, who lives in Baltimore, and his daughter, Cassie, attends Towson (Maryland) University.|
|Vic Fangio Salary, Net Worth||To be Updated|
|Vic Fangio Career information|
|High school:||Dunmore (PA)|
Vic Fangio Coaching career
Fangio his career by playing a defensive position of safety at Dunmore High School in northeast Pennsylvania n 1975. From 1979 to 1981, he returned to his high school as the linebackers coach and defensive coordinator. In 1982, he was the defensive coordinator at Milford Academy, and in 1984 he became a defensive assistant coach for the Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars of the United States Football League (USFL).
Starting 1986 to 1994, Fangio joined the NFL as the New Orleans Saints’ linebackers coach, where he oversaw the Dome Patrol era of outstanding linebacker play. He then proceeded to become the defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers (1995–98), Indianapolis Colts (1999–01), and the Houston Texans (2002–05). In 2006, he was hired to become special assistant to the head coach of the Baltimore Ravens.
Stanford and San Francisco 49ers
He was appointed to the role of defensive coordinator for the Stanford Cardinal under head coach Jim Harbaugh in 2010, and a year later, he followed Harbaugh to the San Francisco 49ers when Harbaugh was hired as the 49ers’ head coach. Along with Harbaugh, he was credited with turning around the 49ers defense, producing a league-high 35 turnovers in 2011. Fangio was released from his contract by the 49ers on 15th January 2015 after Harbaugh was let go.
On 19th January 2015, Fangio agreed in principle to become the defensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears. Following the departure of outside linebackers coach Clint Hurtt in 2017, Fangio assumed that position in addition to his role as defensive coordinator. During his first three seasons in Chicago, the Bears defense improved from a 30th-ranked unit in 2014 to being 14th, 15th, and 10th in total defense.
His contract expired following the 2017 season, and he interviewed for the Bears’ head coaching position on 3rd January 2018. The head coaching position ultimately went to Matt Nagy. Nine days later, he signed a three-year extension with the Bears to continue as their defensive coordinator. Under Fangio, the 2018 Bears defense excelled as it led the NFL in turnovers forced (36) and interceptions (27). Chicago was also ranked third in total defense, second in yards per play allowed, and first in scoring defense.
On 9th January 2019, the Denver Broncos reached an agreement with Fangio to become the team’s next head coach.
Per sources, Vic Fangio is finalizing a deal to become the Head Coach of the Denver Broncos. #BroncosCountry
— Denver Broncos Alerts (@Bronco_Alerts) January 9, 2019
Vic Fangio Girlfriend, Children
Fangio resides with his longtime girlfriend, Kathy, in San Francisco. He has a son, Christian, who lives in Baltimore, and his daughter, Cassie, attends Towson (Maryland) University.
Vic Fangio Career History