NFL coach who served as offensive coordinator of the Houston Texans, Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns from 2008 to 2014. He served as the offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons for a year before he became head coach and offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers in 2017.
He won a scholarship at Duke University before transferring to the University of Texas Austin.
He became the youngest coordinator ever in the NFL in January 2008. He was named AP Assistant Coach of the Year in 2016-17.
In Washington, he worked under his father, Mike Shanahan, who served as head coach of the Redskins. He married his wife Mandy in 2005.
He was on a Texas Longhorns team with future NFL player Roy Williams.