Gregory Alan Lewis Jr., an American football coach and former player, was born on February 12, 1980. He is the Kansas City Chiefs’ running backs coach in the National Football League (NFL).

He spent eight seasons in the NFL as a wide receiver. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2003 after playing college football for Illinois.

He was a member of the Philadelphia Eagles for six seasons (2003–2008) and the Minnesota Vikings for two seasons (2009–2010). Lewis has worked as an assistant coach for the University of San Diego, San Jose State, the Pittsburgh Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles, and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Career History As A Coach

During the Eagles’ rookie mini-camp in 2012, Lewis served as a coaching intern. Lewis was the wide receivers coach for the University of San Diego Toreros football team for the 2012 season, which went 8-3 with the top three receivers catching 144 passes and scoring 15 of the team’s 20 touchdown passes under head coach Ron Caragher.

Lewis joined Caragher’s staff as wide receivers coach at San Jose State University in 2013. On February 19, 2014, head coach Paul Chryst appointed Lewis as receivers coach at the University of Pittsburgh.

Lewis was recruited by the Eagles as the team’s wide receivers coach on January 20, 2016, after spending the 2015 season as an offensive assistant with the New Orleans Saints of the NFL. On January 9, 2017, he was released. In January 2017, Lewis was hired as the wide receivers coach for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Lewis’ first Super Bowl victory came in 2019, when the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV. On April 2, 2021, he was reassigned as the Chiefs’ running backs coach.

Lewis sparked a physical fight in Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season when he shoved Cleveland Browns teammate Ronnie Harrison, who was standing over Kansas City Chiefs player Clyde Edwards-Helaire. The league later penalized Lewis an unknown amount.


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