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us: Dungy, Tony

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1955-10-06
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Jackson (Mich.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Minnesota
        • Organization: (naf) Pittsburgh Steelers (Football team)
        • Organization: (naf) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Football team)
        • Organization: (naf) Indianapolis Colts (Football team)
        • Organization: (naf) Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Football players
          (lcsh) Coaches (Athletics)
      • Sources

        • found: Dungy, Tony. Quiet strength, 2007: ECIP t.p. (Tony Dungy) data view (Tony Dungy, Indianapolis Colts head coach)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 12 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Dungy, Tony; Anthony Kevin Dungy; football player, athletic coach / manager; born 06 October 1955 in Jackson, Michigan, United States; enrolled at the University of Minnesota (1973), where as a freshman he played quarterback on the football team; that after graduating (1977) with a BA in Business, entered the NFL draft as a free agent and was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers; was named starting safety with the Steelers and played with that team in Super Bowl XIII; was named the Steelers' defensive coordinator-the first African American to rise to that sideline position in the NFL (1984); he took over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a head coach (1996); won the 2006 Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts; participated in several charitable organizations, including the Prison Crusade Ministry, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the Boys and Girls Club)
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