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Chief Roundup
02-08-2006, 05:35 PM
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Chiefs head coach Herm Edwards announced on Tuesday that he has added three more members to his coaching staff. As per club policy, terms of the agreements were not announced. Edwards announced that Jon Embree (tight ends), David Gibbs (defensive backs) and Mike Ketchum (offensive assistant/quality control) are joining the Chiefs coaching staff.

Embree joins the Chiefs as the club’s tight ends coach from the collegiate level where he spent the previous three seasons at UCLA (2003-05), coaching the tight ends his final two years. Prior to joining the UCLA staff, Embree spent 10 seasons (’93-02) at his alma mater of Colorado working in a variety of coaching positions. He began his career as a volunteer assistant at Colorado in ‘91 and as an assistant coach at Douglas County High School (’92) in Colorado. The Los Angeles, California native was a four-year letterman at Colorado, ending his collegiate career with 80 receptions for 1,116 yards with five TDs. Embree was drafted in the sixth-round by the L.A. Rams in the ‘87 NFL Draft, playing in 13 games in two seasons (’87-88) with the Rams before suffering a career-ending elbow injury with Seattle in ‘89.

Gibbs comes to Kansas City as the Chiefs defensive backs coach after spending the 2005 season as the defensive coordinator/secondary coach at Auburn. He brings a wealth of AFC West experience to Kansas City after coaching the defensive backs four seasons at Denver (2001-04). He helped lead the Broncos to a number three ranking in total defense in 2003. The Mt. Airy, North Carolina served as the defensive coordinator at the University of Minnesota (’97-00) prior to embarking on his NFL career. He also enjoyed collegiate coaching stops at Kansas (’95-96), Colorado (’93-94) and Oklahoma (’91). As a defensive back at Colorado, Gibbs played in two Orange Bowl games and helped lead the Buffaloes to a 37-10-1 record in his four-year career.

Ketchum was named the Chiefs offensive assistant/ quality control coach after spending the previous three seasons as a defensive graduate assistant coach at Iowa (2003-05). During his tenure at Iowa, the Hawkeyes posted a 27-10 record and registered two bowl game victories. The Ft. Benning, Georgia native joined the Iowa coaching staff after serving two seasons as the video coordinator at Vanderbilt (2001-02). He began his collegiate coaching career as a graduate assistant coach at Cumberland College (’99-00). Ketchum was a four-year letterman as a member of the football team at the University of the South where he also played rugby.

The Bad Guy
02-08-2006, 05:39 PM

02-08-2006, 05:41 PM
Ty Law is coming in town for a visit

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02-08-2006, 05:45 PM