Alex Gibbs

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Alex Gibbs
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Born: (1941-02-22) February 22, 1941 (age 80)
Morganton, North Carolina
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College: Davidson
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Alex Gibbs (born February 22, 1941) is a former NFL offensive line coach and former assistant NFL head coach. He formerly served as an offensive line consultant for the American football team the Denver Broncos. Gibbs is a well known proponent of the Zone Blocking scheme and popularized its use while he was Offensive line coach of the Denver Broncos. [1] Denver became famous at that time for its use of smaller and more agile offensive linemen and the success of its running backs, most notably Terrell Davis. [2] Gibbs was to enter his first season on Pete Carroll's Seattle Seahawks staff as the Assistant Head Coach and Offensive Line coach in 2010, [3] but announced his unexpected retirement a week before the start of the NFL's 2010 regular season. [1] [4] In May 2013 he returned to the Denver Broncos in a consultant role for one year. [5] [6]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Alex Gibbs resigns just prior to season". ESPN. September 5, 2010. Archived from the original on 8 September 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2010.
  2. "Coach Bio". seahawks.com. Archived from the original on February 10, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2010.
  3. "Gibbs joins Carroll's staff". ESPN . January 13, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2010.
  4. "Alex Gibbs Retires, Pat Ruel to Take Over Injured O-Line". bleacherreport.com. September 6, 2010. Archived from the original on 11 September 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2010.
  5. http://www.denverpost.com/broncos/ci_23227637/broncos-bring-back-alex-gibbs-offensive-line-consultant
  6. http://www.denverpost.com/broncos/ci_25320778/broncos-james-cregg-coach-offensive-line-alex-gibbs