- 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.
- Cindy Gruden — Wife
- Jay Gruden — Brother
- Jon Gruden II — Son
- Jim Gruden — Father
- Michael Gruden — Son
- Jayson Gruden — Son
- Attended Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, United States; University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, United States (BA in Communications, 1985)