From SI Wire
The Los Angeles Rams announced on Twitter on Thursday that they have hired Sean McVay as Head Coach.
McVay, who turns 31 on Jan. 24, will become the youngest head coach since Art "Pappy" Lewis for the Cleveland Rams, who took the job in 1938 at 27 years old, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
Before he had a coaching career in the the NFL, McVay played college football at Miami (OH) University as a wide receiver.
After he finished his college football career , McVay started his NFL coaching career as a wide receivers coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008, then spent a season coaching in the United Football League. He has spent the past seven seasons climbing the ranks of Washington's coaching staff.
After working with Washington's tight ends for four seasons, McVay was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2014. He development Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins for the past three years and helped him guide the NFL's third ranked offense with an average of 403.4 yards per game in 2016.
McVay said in a statement: "I am incredibly honored by this opportunity, and I want to start by thanking Mr. [Stan] Kroenke and Kevin Demoff for their faith in me to lead the Los Angeles Rams as head coach. Collectively, we are committed to building a championship-caliber team, and I'm excited to start that process and make our fans proud."
McVay is the grandson of John McVay, a successful San Francisco 49ers executive who presided over five Super Bowl-winning teams in the 1980s and '90s.
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