In the event you ever had the possibility to look at Ronald Curry swimsuit up at UNC, you know the way good of an athlete he was.
Curry performed each soccer and basketball as a Tar Heel. He began all 4 years (1998-2001) at quarterback and completed his collegiate profession amongst UNC’s profession statistical leaders – sixth in complete profession offensive yards (6,236) and profession passing yards (4,987). Curry additionally began 27 instances at level guard for the hardcourt Heels, serving to them to a Closing 4 look in 200.
Curry additionally had a strong profession as an NFL huge receiver, catching 193 passes for two,347 yards and 13 touchdowns throughout seven season with the Oakland Raiders.
Nonetheless within the NFL, Curry is now coming into his eighth 12 months on the New Orleans Saints’ coaching staff.
Regardless of enjoying professionally as a large receiver, Curry is the Saints’ Passing Recreation Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach. That is Curry’s third season as quarterbacks coach, after working primarily with huge receivers throughout his first 5 seasons within the Bayou.
Curry’s work has primarily been with former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, the highest decide within the 2015 NFL Draft whose Tampa Bay Buccaneers profession didn’t fairly pan out. Final 12 months, the Winston-led Saints offense improved to sixteenth in passing yards from useless final in 2021.
Earlier this 12 months, Curry additionally served as offensive coordinator for the Reese’s Senior Bowl Nationwide Crew.
Earlier than he was quarterbacks coach in New Orleans, Curry helped Michael Thomas (149 receptions, 1,725 yards) break the NFL receptions file and Saints’ receiving yardage data. Curry’s work with Thomas was so spectacular that Thomas was named AP NFL Offensive Participant of the 12 months.