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Joe Lombardi
Current position
Title Quarterbacks coach
Team New Orleans Saints
Personal information
Alma mater Air Force Academy
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1996–1998

1999

2000

2001

2002–2005

2006

2007–2008

2009–present
University of Dayton
(Defensive Line)
Virginia Military Institute
(Tight Ends/Tackles)
Bucknell University
(Defensive Line/Strength & Cond.)
New York/New Jersey Hitmen
(Tight Ends/Running Backs)
Mercyhurst College
(Offensive Coordinator/QB)
Atlanta Falcons
(Defensive Assistant)
New Orleans Saints
(Offensive Assistant)
New Orleans Saints
(Quarterbacks)

Joe Lombardi is the current quarterbacks coach for the New Orleans Saints of the NFL, he was promoted from offensive assistant on January 12, 2008. In his first season as quarterbacks coach, starting quarterback Drew Brees passed for 5,069 yards, just shy of the NFL record, but then in the 2011-2012 season Drew Brees broke the record for the most passing yards in a single season, 5476. He was formerly the defensive assistant for the Atlanta Falcons. In 2010 he won the Super Bowl with the Saints against the Colts 31-17.

Before coaching at the NFL level, Lombardi has coached Mercyhurst College, Bucknell University, the Virginia Military Institute, and the University of Dayton. He even coached for the New York/New Jersey Hitmen in the one year of the XFL. Lombardi played tight end and also played lacrosse while attending the United States Air Force Academy, from which he graduated in 1994.[1]

Lombardi is the grandson of Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi, and won the Super Bowl trophy named for his grandfather after winning the Super Bowl in 2010.

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