Monday, 26 July 2021

Published Monday, July 26, 2021 with 1 comment

RIP Greg Knapp


Greg Knapp, who died recently after being hit by a car while he was riding his bike, has left us an illustrious history in pro football.

The veteran New York Jets assistant coach spent 33 years coaching pro football which included an impressive 24 years in NFL. The likes of Jeff Garcia, Matt Schaub, Matt Ryan, Steve Young, Rick Mirer, Peyton Manning and of course Zach Wilson were coached by Greg Knapp.

Knapp joined the Jets only recently; previously having worked with Atlanta Falcons, Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans amongst other NFL teams. It was under the able training of Greg Knapp that Denver Broncos won the 2015 Super Bowl. Before getting into coaching Greg Played as Quarterback with Sacramento State from 1982-85, and then switched to coaching for Sacramento State as running backs coach in 1986. There-on started a legacy in the making, of exceptional coachingand mentoring for many successful NFL teams and players.

Greg Knapp, you will be remembered for the coach, professional, colleague, father and person that you have been. The NFL, football fans and enthusiasts like ourselves at InstaTeam along with young budding players, all of us will continue to learn from your coaching and your zest for life.

RIP Greg Knapp. You will be remembered.

 

 

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