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Dana Bible
Offensive Coord./QBs/Wide Receivers

7th year

Dana Bible will be entering his seventh season as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks and wide receivers coach at Boston College.

Bible has coached in nine collegiate bowl games, including the 2004 Continental Tire Bowl, the 2003 Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl, the 2002 Motor City Bowl, the 2001 Music City Bowl, the 2000 Aloha Bowl and the 1999 Bowl with BC, the 1996 Sun Bowl and the 1995 Liberty Bowl with Stanford and the 1986 Holiday Bowl with San Diego State.

In 2000, Bible was nominated for the Frank Broyles Award, given to the top assistant coach in the country.

Bible came to BC after a year as the offensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles. He served as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Stanford University from 1995-97. While he was at Stanford, the Cardinal finished third in the Pac-10 and defeated Michigan State in the Sun Bowl (1996). He was offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at the University of Cincinnati in 1994. From 1990-92, he was quarterbacks coach for the Cincinnati Bengals, who won the AFC Central Division championship and advanced to the playoffs (1990).

Bible also served as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Miami University (1989); offensive coordinator/quarterbacks/wide receivers coach at San Diego State (1986-88), passing game coordinator/quarterbacks/receivers coach at North Carolina State (1983-85); wide receivers coach at Miami University (1981), and quarterbacks coach and graduate assistant at the University of Cincinnati (1976-80).

Bible has coached numerous players who have gone on to play professional football, including Brian St. Pierre (Pittsburgh Steelers); Chad Hutchinson (Chicago Bears); Tim Hasselbeck (New York Giants); Erik Kramer (Chicago Bears); Haywood Jeffries (Houston Oilers); Todd Husak (New York Jets); Dan McGwire (Seattle Seahawks); Patrick Rowe (Cleveland Browns); Naz Worthen (Kansas City Chiefs); Alfred Jenkins (Baltimore Ravens); Danny Peebles (Cleveland Browns); Danny Barrett (British Columbia Lions) and Ray Rowe (Washington Redskins). In 2005, quarterback Paul Peterson signed as a free agent with the Ottawa Renegades of the Canadian Football League and wide receiver Grant Adams signed a free agent contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Bible is a 1976 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, where he lettered and started three years as a cornerback. He received an MBA from UC in 1982. He was the leading scorer in the Greater Cincinnati League at St. Xavier High School as a running back and also served as team captain.

Bible and his wife, Nancy, have two children, Adele and Logan.

The Bible File

Came to Boston College from: Philadelphia Eagles
Year: 1999

Coaching Experience

1999-Boston College (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks and wide receivers)
1998Philadelphia Eagles (offensive coordinator)
1995-97Stanford University (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)
1994University of Cincinnati (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)
1990-92Cincinnati Bengals (quarterbacks)
1989Miami University (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)
1986-88San Diego State (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks/wide receivers)
1983-85North Carolina State (passing game coordinator/quarterbacks/receivers)
1981Miami University (wide receivers)
1976-80University of Cincinnati (quarterbacks/GA)

Bowl Games as a Coach

2004Continental Tire Bowl (Boston College)
2003Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl (Boston College)
2002Motor City Bowl (Boston College)
2001Music City Bowl (Boston College)
2000Aloha Bowl (Boston College) Bowl (Boston College)
1997Heisei Bowl (Stanford-Ritsumeikan)
1996Sun Bowl (Stanford)
1995Liberty Bowl (Stanford)
1986Holiday Bowl (San Diego State)

Coaching Accomplishments

  • Boston College won a share of its first Big East title
  • Boston College defeated North Carolina in the Continental Tire Bowl and quarterback Paul Peterson was named game MVP
  • QB Paul Peterson was twice named Big East Offensive Player of the Week in 2004
  • In 2004, WR Grant Adams topped all active players in the Big East with 30 consecutive games with a reception
  • Boston College defeated Colorado State in the Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl.
  • Boston College defeated Toledo in the Motor City Bowl.
  • Boston College defeated Georgia in the Music City Bowl
  • Boston College defeated Arizona State in the Aloha Bowl
  • Boston College finished third in the BIG EAST and earned a berth in the Bowl in 1999
  • Stanford University finished third in the Pac-10 and defeated Michigan State in the Sun Bowl in 1996
  • Cincinnati Bengals won the AFC Central Division Championship and advanced to the playoffs in 1990
  • San Diego State won its first WAC Championship and earned a berth in the Holiday Bowl in 1986

    Playing Career

    1972-75University of Cincinnati (cornerback)

    Playing Accomplishments

  • Starting cornerback who lettered three years at the University of Cincinnati
  • Leading scorer in the Greater Cincinnati League at St. Xavier High School as a running back and team captain

    Professional Players Coached

  • Paul Peterson (Boston College)
  • Grant Adams (Boston College)
  • Brian St. Pierre (Boston College)
  • Tim Hasselbeck (Boston College)
  • Randy Fasani (Stanford)
  • Chad Hutchinson (Stanford)
  • Todd Husak (Stanford)
  • Erik Kramer (N.C. State)
  • Haywood Jeffries (N.C. State)
  • Dan McGwire (San Diego State)
  • Patrick Rowe (San Diego State)
  • Naz Worthen (N.C. State)
  • Alfred Jenkins (San Diego State)
  • Danny Peebles (N.C. State)
  • Danny Barrett (Cincinnati)
  • Ray Rowe (San Diego State)


  • 1976
  • BA (Economics) University of Cincinnati
  • 1982
  • MBA (Management)University of Cincinnati
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