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Eugene Chung
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-06-14) June 14, 1969 (age 50)
Place of birth: Prince George's County, Maryland
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* New England Patriots ( 1992 1994)
 As coach:
* Philadelphia Eagles ( 2010 2012)
(Asst. offensive line coach)
  • Kansas City Chiefs ( 2013 2015)
    (Asst. offensive line coach)
  • Philadelphia Eagles ( 2016 2019)
    (Asst. offensive line/tight ends/run game)
Career highlights and awards
As Coach
Games played     55
Games started     30
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Eugene Yon Chung (born June 14, 1969) is a former American football offensive tackle who played in the National Football League from 1992 to 1997. He is an American Football coach.

The New England Patriots drafted Chung in the first round with the 13th overall selection out of Virginia Tech in the 1992 NFL draft. He played three seasons with New England. Chung was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 1995 NFL Expansion Draft. He played one season with the Jaguars and one with the Indianapolis Colts before retiring.

Chung was elected to the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.[1]

Chung was the assistant offensive line coach for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2013 to 2015 under head coach Andy Reid, after serving three seasons with him in Philadelphia Eagles in the same capacity. Chung was re-hired by the Eagles on January 20, 2016, by new head coach Doug Pederson, who was Chung's offensive coordinator with the Chiefs.[2] As a coach, Chung won Super Bowl LII with the Eagles when they defeated the New England Patriots 41-33.[3]

Chung is of Korean descent, and became only the third person of Asian descent to ever play professional American football when he was drafted.[4] Chung's son, Kyle, followed in his footsteps as an offensive lineman at Virginia Tech,[5], and currently plays professionally for the German team Bad Homburg Sentinels.[6]

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