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Gino Guidugli
Sport(s)Football
Current position
TitleQuarterbacks coach
TeamCincinnati
ConferenceAAC
Biographical details
Born (1983-03-13) March 13, 1983 (age 37)
Fort Thomas, Kentucky, U.S.
Alma materCincinnati
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback

Gino Guidugli (born March 13, 1983) is a former American football quarterback and current college football coach. Guidugli is currently the quarterbacks coach at the University of Cincinnati. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Cincinnati.

He is also a former professional Canadian football quarterback. He was one of the backup quarterbacks with the Canadian Football League's BC Lions before being cut by the team following their 2008 training camp. He re-joined the Green Bay Blizzard of af2 for the end of the 2008 season, including the playoffs. He then played in the Arena Football League.

Early yearsEdit

Guidugli played at Highlands High School in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. He led Highlands to two state championships in 1999 and 2000 and he also was a backup when Highlands won state in 1998. He still holds many Kentucky records for quarterbacks. He also excelled on the basketball court. He led his basketball team to the Kentucky sweet sixteen his senior season with a buzzer beating shot against Covington Holmes.

College careerEdit

Guidugli played collegiately at the University of Cincinnati from 2001 to 2004. He owns most of the school's passing and total offense records. He is ranked 29th for all-time yards and offense of all NCAA division I A FBS schools by a quarterback.[1] He finished his career with 11,453 yards on 880 of 1,556 passes (56.6%) and 78 touchdowns. He also rushed for 208 yards and scored five times on 235 carries.[1]

StatisticsEdit

Year Team Passing Rushing
Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD
2001 Cincinnati 185 317 58.4 2,573 8.1 16 9 137.5 47 -75 -1.6 1
2002 Cincinnati 258 472 54.7 3,543 7.5 22 21 124.2 69 27 0.4 3
2003 Cincinnati 227 425 53.4 2,704 6.4 14 10 113.0 76 166 2.2 0
2004 Cincinnati 210 342 61.4 2,633 7.7 26 8 146.5 43 90 2.1 1
Career 880 1,556 56.6 11,453 7.4 78 48 128.8 235 208 0.9 5

Source:[2]

Professional careerEdit

Guidugli was rated the 18th best quarterback in the 2005 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[3]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP<th>Wonderlic</th>
6 ft 4 in 229 lb 5.07 s 1.74 s 2.93 s 4.52 s 7.41 s 29 in 8 ft 7 in <td align="center">30 [4]</td>

Guidugli went unselected in the 2005 NFL Draft. He was later signed by the Tennessee Titans, but he was ultimately released. He later joined the Green Bay Blizzard of the af2, leading the Blizzard to the af2 playoffs.

He signed a free agent contract with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League on July 23, 2007, following injuries to starting quarterback Dave Dickenson and backup Buck Pierce.[1] He played in 11 games in 2007, completing 6 of 11 passes for 138 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception.[5] He was released by the Lions following their 2008 training camp after losing the job as third-string quarterback to rookie Zac Champion.

Guidugli signed with the Milwaukee Iron on January 2, 2010, but was placed on the "Refused to Report" list and did not play with the team.

Guidugli signed with the Milwaukee Mustangs on June 10, 2011.[6] He was reunited with former Green Bay Blizzard coaches Bob Landsee, Mark Stoute, and Cedric Walker. When they signed Gino the Mustangs were 4–8, he went on to start 5 games for the Mustangs and went 3–2, but the 2 losses were by 1 point and 4 points.

AFL statisticsEdit

Year Team Passing Rushing
Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Int Rtg Att Yds TD
2011 Milwaukee 107 158 67.7 1,276 23 4 118.01 11 30 2
2012 Milwaukee 373 587 63.5 4,872 86 25 108.50 46 93 18
Career 480 745 64.4 6,148 109 29 110.52 57 123 20

Stats from ArenaFan:[7]

Coaching careerEdit

Guidugli was introduced as the running backs coach for Central Michigan University on March 11, 2013. He replaced Kort Shankweiler, who left for the tight ends and tackles coaching job at Florida International under his father, Steve, who is the new offensive line coach for FIU. In January 2017, Guidugli was promoted to offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach

On March 4, 2017 Cincinnati officially announced that Guidugli was hired as running backs coach[8]

PersonalEdit

Guidugli has three brothers, former NFL and University of Cincinnati player Ben, Tony, who played at Georgia Military College, and Jeff, who played at Southeastern Louisiana University.[9][10][11]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Lions Add Quarterback Gino Guidugli". BCLions.com. 2007-07-23. http://www.bclions.com/index.php?module=newser&func=display&nid=18295. Retrieved 2007-07-24.
  2. "Gino Guidugli". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/gino-guidugli-1.html. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named draft
  4. "Historical NFL Wonderlic Scores". wonderlictestsample.com. Archived from the original on September 2, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20160902201337/http://wonderlictestsample.com/nfl-wonderlic-scores/. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  5. "Gino Guidugli". .statscrew.com. https://www.statscrew.com/football/stats/p-guidugin001. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  6. http://www.arenafootball.com/transactions/2011/6
  7. "Gino Guidugli". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/players/Gino_Guidugli-5180/. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  8. "Football Names Gino Guidugli Running Backs Coach". http://www.gobearcats.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/030417aaa.html. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  9. "BEN GUIDUGLI". gobearcats.com. http://www.gobearcats.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=1303. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  10. "Tony Guidugli". njcaa.org. http://www.njcaa.org/sports/fball/2009-10/teams/GeorgiaMilitaryCollege/players/TonyGuidugli.html. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  11. Thomas, Bill (2008). Fort Thomas Highlands Football. Arcadia Publishing. pp. 27. https://books.google.com/books?id=1W2PDp775zUC&pg=PA27&lpg=PA27&dq=tony+Guidugli+brother+gino&source=bl&ots=MwKa97AOI8&sig=IlzuKXhqm9xWi3cnTzbQ6HSex6g&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiR6ZW_2aDVAhVjwYMKHQYBDTIQ6AEINDAD#v=onepage&q=tony%20Guidugli%20brother%20gino&f=false.

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