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Role  Coach
Name  Vic Fangio

College:  East Stroudsburg
High school:  Dunmore (PA)
Positions  Defensive coordinator
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Date of birth:  (1958-08-22) August 22, 1958 (age 57)
Education  East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Similar People  Adam Gase, John Fox, Greg Roman, Jim Tomsula, Ed Donatell

Place of birth:  Dunmore, Pennsylvania

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Victor John Fangio (born August 22, 1958) is an American football coach who is currently the defensive coordinator and outside linebackers coach for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Prior to the Bears, Fangio was defensive coordinator for San Francisco 49ers, the Stanford Cardinal, linebackers coach for the Baltimore Ravens and defensive coordinator for the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, and Carolina Panthers.


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Coaching career

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From 1979 to 1981, he was the linebackers coach and defensive coordinator at Dunmore High School. In 1982, he was the defensive coordinator at Milford Academy, and in 1984 he became a defensive assistant coach for the Baltimore Stars of the United States Football League (USFL). From 1986 to 1994 he joined the NFL as the New Orleans Saints' linebackers coach, where he oversaw the Dome Patrol era of outstanding linebacker play. He then went on to become the defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers (1995–98), Indianapolis Colts (1999-01), and the Houston Texans (2002–05). In 2006, he was hired to become special assistant to head coach of the Baltimore Ravens. In 2010, he was the defensive coordinator for the Stanford Cardinal and in 2011 he followed Jim Harbaugh to the San Francisco 49ers when he was hired as the head coach. Along with Harbaugh, he was credited with turning around the 49ers defense, producing a league-high 35 turnovers in 2011.

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Fangio was released from his contract by the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday, January 15, 2015 after Harbaugh was let go. On January 19, he agreed in principle to become the defensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears. After the departure of outside linebackers coach Clint Hurtt in 2017, Fangio assumed the position in addition to his role as defensive coordinator.

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