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Fast Facts

  • Nicknamed "Chucky," because of resemblance to killer doll in Child's Play movie series.
  • Served as head coach for both the Oakland Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 
  • In 2003, at age 39, was the youngest head coach to ever win the Super Bowl.
  • Fired by Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2009.
  • Hired to work in Monday Night Football broadcast booth for 2009 season.


  • Jayson Gruden — Son
  • Michael Gruden — Son
  • Cindy Gruden — Wife
  • Jay Gruden — Brother
  • Jon Gruden II — Son
  • Jim Gruden — Father


  • Attended Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, United States; University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, United States (BA in Communications, 1985)


  • Birth Name: Jon Gruden
  • Birth Place: Sandusky, Ohio, United States
  • Profession: Former NFL coach, Football TV analyst

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