Gunter Brewer was named the Eagles wide receivers coach during the 2018 offseason and brings more than 30 years of coaching experience to Philadelphia.
Brewer spent the previous six seasons (2012-17) as co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach at the University of North Carolina and added the responsibility and title of recruiting coordinator in 2017. During his second stint in Chapel Hill (previously served as wide receivers coach from 2000-04), Brewer helped guide the Tar Heels offense to notable success. UNC set the school record for passing yards five times during Brewer's tenure, throwing for more than 3,500 yards each year from 2012-16. In 2015, the Tar Heels led the NCAA in yards per play (7.3) and ranked ninth in scoring offense (school-record 40.7 points per game) en route to the program's first-ever appearance in the ACC Championship Game.
Brewer tutored some of the most productive wide receivers in UNC history, including Eagles second-year wideout Mack Hollins. Under Brewer's tutelage, Hollins set the school career record with 20.6 yards per reception, including an NCAA-leading 24.8 receiving average in 2015. Hollins also finished third in Tar Heels history with 20 receiving touchdowns, posting a career-high eight receiving touchdowns in back-to-back seasons from 2014-15.
Prior to his return to Chapel Hill, Brewer served one season as the associate head coach/passing game coordinator at Ole Miss (2011) and spent six seasons in various capacities at Oklahoma State (co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach, 2009-10; co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach, 2008; wide receivers coach, 2005-07).
Brewer also coached at Marshall (wide receivers coach/associate offensive coordinator, 1996-99), Northeast Mississippi Community College (head coach/offensive coordinator, 1995), East Tennessee State (wide receivers coach/recruiting coordinator, 1990-95), Ole Miss (graduate assistant, 1990; running backs/graduate assistant, 1988-89), Angles Bleus (France) (offensive coordinator, 1989) and Wake Forest (strength and flexibility, 1986-87).
Brewer coached three Biletnikoff Award finalists during his time in the collegiate ranks: Justin Blackmon (Oklahoma State, 2010), Dez Bryant (Oklahoma State, 2008 – runner-up) and Randy Moss (Marshall, 1997 – winner).
Brewer was a two-year letter-winner as a wide receiver at Wake Forest, where he earned his degree in science and health sports in 1987. In 1989, he was awarded a master's in education with a specialization in exercise physiology from Ole Miss.
A native of Columbus, MS, Brewer and his wife, Rhonda, have a son, Keaton, and a daughter, Lauren.