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Bill McGovern
Outside Linebackers Coach

Biography

Boasting 27 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level, Bill McGovern joined the Eagles as outside linebackers coach during the 2013 offseason after spending the last 12 years as the linebackers coach at Boston College and as their defensive coordinator since 2009.

In 2013, the Eagles defense tied for third in the NFL with 12 games of holding their opponents to 21 points or less and ranked tied for third in the league with 31 takeaways, trailing only Seattle (39) and Kansas City (36).

During his tenure at Boston College, McGovern helped guide two separate linebackers to ACC Defensive Player of the Year honors: New York Giants LB Mark Herzlich (2008) and Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly (2011). Under McGovern’s tutelage, Kuechly also captured the Bronko Nagurski Trophy as the national defensive player of the year, the Butkus Award as the nation’s most outstanding linebacker, the Rotary Lombardi Award as the nation’s lineman or inside linebacker of the year and the Lott Impact Trophy as the defensive player of the year in 2011.

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Boasting 27 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level, Bill McGovern joined the Eagles as outside linebackers coach during the 2013 offseason after spending the last 12 years as the linebackers coach at Boston College and as their defensive coordinator since 2009.

In 2013, the Eagles defense tied for third in the NFL with 12 games of holding their opponents to 21 points or less and ranked tied for third in the league with 31 takeaways, trailing only Seattle (39) and Kansas City (36).

During his tenure at Boston College, McGovern helped guide two separate linebackers to ACC Defensive Player of the Year honors: New York Giants LB Mark Herzlich (2008) and Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly (2011). Under McGovern’s tutelage, Kuechly also captured the Bronko Nagurski Trophy as the national defensive player of the year, the Butkus Award as the nation’s most outstanding linebacker, the Rotary Lombardi Award as the nation’s lineman or inside linebacker of the year and the Lott Impact Trophy as the defensive player of the year in 2011.

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