1. Special Teams Coordinator Brad Seely has been named special teams coach of the year in the NFL three times (1996 with Carolina, 2009 with Cleveland and 2011 in San Francisco).
2. Coach Seely is still the longest-tenured coordinator the Patriots have ever had under Bill Belichick – he served 10 seasons and won three Super Bowls in New England.
3. Coach Seely majored in economics and physical education at South Dakota State.
4. Coach Seely earned all-conference honors as a guard at South Dakota State and was signed as a rookie free agent with the Dallas Cowboys.
5. A native of Baltic, South Dakota, Coach Seely was inducted into the Baltic Hall of Fame.
6. Coach Seely served as offensive line coach for several college football teams in the 1980's before joining the Indianapolis Colts in 1989 as a special teams/tight ends coach.