Dan Campbell

by MKhanal 25 Aug,2021
Dan Campbell
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 5 Inch
Weight in KG 120 kg
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Daniel Alen Campbell
  • Net Worth $10 Million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Clifton, Texas
  • Married to Holly Campbell
  • Children Piper Campbell, Cody Campbell
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Religion Christian
  • Profession NFL Head Coach
  • Currently Club Detroit Lions
  • University attended Texas A&M University
  • School attended Glen Rose High School

Dan Campbell is a well-known American football coach. Currently working as the head coach for the Detriot Lions in the National Football League. Dan joined the team in 2021 and previously served as the assistant head coach and tight ends coach for the New Orleans Saints for four seasons. 

Dan Campbell was born Daniel Alen Campbell on April 13, 1976, in Clifton, Texas. He has yet to utter a single word about his parents and early life. Dan graduated from Glen Rose High School and enrolled at Texas A&M University. Campbell stands six feet and five inches tall and weighs 120 kg. 

Dan Campbell's Football Career As a Player 

Dan played football for his High School and was a tailback and tight end. Campbell recorded twenty-seven interceptions for 423 yards and five touchdowns and rushed over fifty yards in his senior year. After graduating high school, Dan received numerous scholarship offers and joined Texas A&M University. Campbell was part of his University Men's football team. As a junior, he posted 12 receptions for 143 yards (11.9-yard average) and two touchdowns. 

Dan graduated in late 1998 and entered the 1999 NFL draft. New York Giants drafted Dan in the third round, overall 79th pick in the 1999 NFL draft. He signed a multi-year multimillion-dollar contract with the club. In 2000, Campbell started four games and was a part of the team that appeared in Super Bowl XXXV. His contract expired in 2002, and he then moved to Dallas Cowboys. The player signed a three-year contract with the Cowboys. 

Dan Dan played in the NFL for almost a decade SOURCE: The Score

Dan did not have a good time with the club and then moved to Detroit Lions in 2006. The following season, he was placed on the injured reserve. The player moved to New Orleans Saints in February 2009. Campbell was part of the Super Bowl XLIV winning team but did not get the ring after spending the season as an injured reserve. In 2009, Campbell announced his retirement and joined Miami Dolphins as a coaching intern.

Journey to NFL Head Coach

After working with the team for a season, Dan got promoted to Tight Ends Coach and then worked with the team until 2014. In 2015, He was named as the Interim head coach after the club fired its head coach Joe Philbin. Campbell led the team to five wins and seven losses. In 2016, New Orleans Saints hired him as their new assistant coach and tight ends coach. Dan worked with the team until 2020 under head coach Sean Payton

In January 2021, Detroit Lions hired him as their new head coach. He is yet to lead his team to the regular games. Campbell finished his first season with a 3–13–1 record. 

Married Life of Dan Campbell

Dan walked down his wedding aisle with his longtime girlfriend, Holly Campbell. They walked down their wedding aisle in 2005. The love birds had a private wedding ceremony. Dan and Holly invited only a few members from both their families and some close friends to their wedding. 

DanDan shares a photo with his daughter after a game SOURCE: NFL

Shortly after the wedding, The family of two extended with the birth of Piper Campbell. The love bird was blessed with their second child, Cody Campbell, in the 2010s. Unlike other head coaches, Campbell does not show much presence on social media and likes to keep his personal life away from the public. 

How Rich is Dan Campbell? Know About His Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Dan Campbell has an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million. He credits most of his net worth to his successful career as an NFL player and coach. Campbell signed a three-year $1.15 million contract with New York Giants. He received $400,000 as his signing bonus and $383,333 as his average salary. The player signed a three-year contract with the Cowboys in 2003 for $4,334,000. 

In 2006, Dan moved to Detriot Lions and signed a 5 yr(s) / $11,375,000. He received an annual salary of $2,275,000 and $2 Million as his signing bonus. In 2009, The player received $795,000 as his salary with the Saints. 

In early 2021, Campbell signed a six-year contract with the Detroit Lions. They have not shared a word about the economic factor in the agreement. Bill Belichick is the highest-earning head coach in the NFL, with a salary of $12.5 Million

Dan is very much early in his career and shall be making millions in the future. He must have earned a hefty sum while playing in the NFL for almost a decade. 

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