Bruce arians

Bruce arians

Bruce arians

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Bruce Charles Arians (born October 3, 1952) is an American football coach who is the head coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). Previously, he was the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals from 2013 to 2017. Arians was also the interim head coach of the Indianapolis Colts during the 2012 season. Outside of the NFL, he was the head football coach at Temple from 1983 to 1988. He is known for his slogan "No risk-it, no biscuit," which encourages aggressive playcalling.

After initially retiring in 2017, Arians returned in 2019 to coach the Buccaneers. He led the team to their first playoff appearance since 2007 and first playoff win since 2002 during the 2020 season, culminating with a Super Bowl victory in Super Bowl LV. At age 68, he is the oldest head coach to win a Super Bowl.

Arians attended and played college football at Virginia Tech. As a senior in 1974, Arians was the starting quarterback in a wishbone offense for the Hokies football team. That season, he completed 53 of 118 passing attempts (44.9% completion pct.) for 952 yards with three passing touchdowns and seven interceptions. He rushed for 243 yards and eleven touchdowns. (Arians began his coaching career in 1975 as a graduate assistant at Virginia Tech. Arians then held an assistant coaching position at Mississippi State University (running backs and wide receivers) from 1978–80 before heading to the University of Alabama to coach the running backs from 1981–82 under Paul "Bear" Bryant.

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