A native of Americus, Georgia, Dan Reeves began his pro career as a free agent running back for the Dallas Cowboys in 1965, finishing his playing career as the Cowboy's fifth all-time leading rusher in 1972. Reeves stellar coaching career began when he joined the Dallas coaching staff in 1970, taking on a dual role as player/coach for two seasons.
He was the youngest head coach in the NFL when he assumed command of the Denver Broncos in 1981 as Vice President and Head Coach. A genuine leader, Reeves coached the Broncos to five divisional titles, and three Super Bowl appearances in tenure in Denver. His success continued as he was named the AFC coach of the year and would later add NFL Coach of the Year, NFL Films Coach of the Year, Staples NFL Coach of the Year to his credit.
Before taking the helm of the Falcons, Reeves successfully served as head coach for the New York Giants and was named the Associated Press Coach of the Year for his leadership. Today Dan Reeves inspires both the Atlanta Falcons and audiences towards excellence. His leadership experience coupled with his ability to achieve team camaraderie has enabled him to achieve success in many different arenas. This motivational message continues to be applauded across the country.