Daniel Edward Reeves
(born January 19, 1944) is a former American football
player and head coach. He has participated in more Super Bowls as player/assistant coach/Head Coach than anyone else. He played in two Super Bowls, Super Bowl V
and Super Bowl VI
and also was an assistant coach in three more, Super Bowl X
, Super Bowl XII
, Super Bowl XIII
, and was Head Coach in four more Super Bowl XXI
, Super Bowl XXII
and Super Bowl XXIV
as the Denver Broncos
' head coach, and Super Bowl XXXIII
as the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons
. He currently works as an analyst for the Westwood One
radio network covering NFL games.
Reeves was born in Rome
, and grew up in Americus
He attended Americus High School, where he played football
and also made the all-state basketball
team his senior year.
After missing 4 games with a broken collarbone during his senior season, only the University of South Carolina
was interested enough to offer him a football
scholarship. The interest from other schools came later, when he won the MVP trophy at the Georgia High School football all-star game, but he decided to stay with his first choice.
He attended the University of South Carolina
, where he played quarterback
He became the first-string quarterback during his sophomore year and was named second-string all-conference after his junior and senior years.
Reeves was more comfortable running than throwing, but was effective enough to set... Read More