|education||York Catholic High School, York, Pennsylvania|
|place_of_birth||Paterson, New Jersey, United States|
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Bruce Arians is a professional American football coach and the current head coach of Arizona Cardinals in the National Football League (NFL). During 2012 season, he also served as an offensive coordinator and then interim head coach for the Indianapolis Colts. Moreover, he also worked as the head coach at the college level.
Bruce Arians was born on October 3, 1952, in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. He was born to Catherine Arians and is the only son of his parents. Arians spent his childhood in his own birth place.
He attended York Catholic High School where he played football as a standout scholastic quarterback. After completing his school level he joined Virginia Tech for his higher studies. He completed his graduation from York, Pennsylvania.
During his college days, he played the college football. In 1987, he was the starting quarterback for Hokies football team. Arians was the first white player to share a dorm room with a black player in VT history. He performed the best and became one of the best players of the college team.
In 1975 he completed his college and started his coaching career. From 1978–80, he served as an assistant coach at Mississippi State University. And later he moved to University of Alabama and worked as a coach from 1981–82. Moreover, he was also the head coach of Temple University from 1983–88. However, he also served as an offensive coordinator at Mississippi State from 1993–95. Furthermore, he also worked for Alabama as an offensive coordinator in 1997.
In 1996, he spent his one season as the tight ends coach of the New Orleans Saints. At the end of the college football, NFL hired Arians as a running backs coach for the Kansas City Chiefs in 1988. In the following year, he also worked as quarterbacks coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Moreover, he was hired as the offensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns under Butch Davis from 2001–2003.
In 20o3, Steelers hired him as a wide receivers coach. And later in 2007, he was promoted to offensive coordinator of the Steelers. Coming to 2012, he started working as the offensive coordinator of the Indianapolis Colts. On October 1, he became the head coach of the Colts. He helped his team to win different tournaments and he was able to win the best coach of the year award.
On January 17, 2013, Arians signed a new four year deal with Arizona Cardinals as a head coach. His team performed the best in 2015 season too. And for the second time, he won the best coach of the year award. Moreover, on February 23, 2015, he again signed a new deal with Arizona up to 2018 season.
Bruce Arians is blessed with a happily married and family life. He is married to his beloved wife Christine Arians.
Bruce Arians and his wife Christine Arians, Source: hcardswire.usatoday.com
This couple has two sons, they are Jake Arians and Kristi Arians. His elder son Jake is a former American football placekicker in the National Football League. Arians gives his equal time to the family. Besides this, there are no any records of his other relationships. Moreover, there are no any rumors of their divorce. He belongs to American nationality and falls under white ethnic group.
Bruce Arians is one of the highly paid football coaches with good net worth and salary. According to the recent data, his current net worth is $10 million and salary $6,000,000.