The Washington Redskins announced on Feb. 26 that they have named Dave Ragone as Offensive Quality Control Coach.
The Washington Redskins announced today that they have named Dave Ragone as Offensive Quality Control Coach.
Ragone joins the Redskins with six seasons of NFL experience, including three as an assistant coach for the Tennessee Titans from 2011-13. In 2012 as the Titans' wide receivers coach, Ragone helped rookie Kendall Wright lead all NFL rookie receivers with 64 receptions.
Prior to entering the NFL coaching ranks, Ragone spent one season with the United Football League's Hartford Colonials as the team's quarterbacks coach. Under Ragone, Hartford quarterback Josh McCown led the league in passer rating and touchdown passes in 2010.
Ragone spent three seasons as an NFL quarterback with the Houston Texans from 2003-05. In the spring of 2005, he also spent time in NFL Europe with the Berlin Thunder and earned league Offensive MVP honors for his performance, leading the league in passer rating (97.5) and setting a league record by throwing 174 consecutive passes without an interception. He was originally a third-round selection by Houston in the 2003 NFL Draft after finishing his career at Louisville, where he was a three-time Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year and led his team to three consecutive bowl games.
A native of Middleburg Heights, Ohio, Ragone was an All-State selection at St. Ignatius H.S. in Cleveland.
RAGONE FOOTBALL TIMELINE2013: Quarterbacks Coach, Tennessee Titans
2011-12: Wide Receivers Coach, Tennessee Titans
2010: Quarterbacks Coach, Hartford Colonials
2005: Quarterback, Berlin Thunder
2003-05: Quarterback, Houston Texans
1998-2002: Quarterback, Louisville