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Seven Things You Didn't Know About Offensive Coordinator Bill Musgrave


1.** Offensive Coordinator Bill Musgrave's first NFL coaching experience came with the Raiders in 1997 as quarterbacks coach.

2. Coach Musgrave was named the Colorado High School Athlete of the Year in 1985 and was the recipient of the Denver Post's Gold Helmet Award as the prep football player of the year.

3. He was inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 1995.

4. Coach Musgrave took the Oregon Ducks to their first bowl games in 26 years in 1989 and 1990 and finished his collegiate career as Oregon's all-time leader in passing and total offense, while establishing 15 school records. Many of those records were recently broken by Marcus Mariota.

5.Coach Musgrave was a member of the 49ers' Super Bowl XXIX winning team in 1994, as a back up to Steve Young and Elvis Grbac.

6. Coach Musgrave spent the 2001-02 seasons at the collegiate level as the offensive coordinator at the University of Virginia. The Sporting News named Musgrave the "Best Coordinator" in 2002.

7. QB Christian Ponder was tutored by Coach Musgrave in Minnesota from 2011-13, when Musgrave served in the same capacity for the Vikings.

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