Jim Schwartz

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Birthday
2, 1966
Birthplace
Haltehope, MD
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
2, 1966 (age 53)
Birthplace
Haltehope, MD

About

Served as head coach of the Detroit Lions from 2009 to 2013, after 8 years as defensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans.

Before Fame

He was a four-year starter at linebacker for Georgetown University from 1985 to 1988.

Trivia

He led the Lions to their first playoff game in over a decade in 2011, but back-to-back disappointing seasons in 2012 and 2013 cost Schwartz his job.

Family Life

He raised three children, Christian, Alison and Maria, with his wife Kathy Schwartz.

Associated With

He had a post-game confrontation with San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh during the 2011 season, which became infamously known as "The Handshake Incident."