The Washington Redskins announced today that they have promoted former Tight Ends Coach Sean McVay to Offensive Coordinator.
McVay assumes the role of offensive coordinator entering his sixth NFL season, his fifth in Washington.
After being hired by the Redskins as an offensive assistant in 2010, McVay spent the last three seasons as the team’s tight ends coach, helping the unit account for 222 receptions for 2,704 yards across the 2011-13 seasons.
Last year, McVay was instrumental in the development of rookie tight end
Reed’s 5.0 receptions per game in 2013 and tight end
In those seasons, Davis (66.3) and Reed (55.4) posted the second- and fourth-best receiving yards per game totals by tight ends in Redskins annals.
In addition, McVay helped develop tight end
McVay entered the NFL as a coaching assistant with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008, when he served on the same staff as current Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden.
In addition, McVay served as tight ends coach for the UFL’s Florida Tuskers in 2009 when Gruden was the team’s offensive coordinator.
McVay, 27, played wide receiver at Miami University from 2004-07, earning Miami’s Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior.
McVAY FOOTBALL TIMELINE
2004-07: Wide Receiver, Miami University
2008: Coaching Assistant, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2009: Tight Ends Coach, Florida Tuskers (UFL)
2010: Offensive Assistant, Washington Redskins
2011-13: Tight Ends Coach, Washington Redskins
2014: Offensive Coordinator, Washington Redskins