- Date of Birth:
- August 15, 1961
Gary Kubiak (born Gary Wanye Kubiak on August 15, 1961 in Houston, Texas) is an American professional football coach and former player. Gary grew up in Houston, setting state records as a high school football quarterback. He enrolled at Texas A&M University, playing for the team until 1983. That year, he entered the NFL Draft. The Denver Broncos chose Gary in the eight round. Gary was drafted the same year as John Elway and played his entire career with the Broncos as a backup for John. In nine seasons, Gary went 3-2 as a starter, while throwing 14 touchdowns. He was a three-time AFC champion, but would find better success as a head coach. From 1992-93, Gary coached at Texas A&M, before joining the NFL. He was an assistant coach to the San Francisco 49ers, winning his first Super Bowl in 1994. In 1995, Gary returned to the Broncos as an offensive coordinator, helping lead the team to two Super Bowl championships. He left Denver in 2005, going home to Houston to be the head coach for the Houston Texans. From 2006 to 2013, Gary helmed the team to some average to mediocre performances. The organization fired him in 2013, finishing out the season with a record of 2-11. Gary would once again return to Denver in 2015, helping coach the Broncos to Super Bowl 50.
Best Known For:
Gary Kubiak is best known for being the head coach of the Houston Texans and the Denver Broncos.
Gary Kubiak is married to Rhonda Kubiak, and they have three sons: Klint, Klay, and Klein. Gary was a football star at Texas A&M University, where he attended college. He has been in six Superbowls as a player and a coach. During a Nov. 3 2013 game against the Indianapolis Colts, Gary collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital where it was discovered that he did not suffer a heart attack.