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Dungy Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Dungy \Dung"y\, a. Full of dung; filthy; vile; low. --Shak.
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Coaching career

Anthony Kevin "Tony" Dungy (born October 6, 1955) is a former professional American football player and coach in the National Football League. Dungy was head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1996 to 2001, and head coach of the Indianapolis Colts from 2002 to 2008. He became the first black American head coach to win the Super Bowl when his Colts defeated the Chicago Bears on February 4, 2007. On December 18, 2008 after securing his tenth straight playoff appearance with a win against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Dungy set a new NFL record for consecutive playoff appearances by a head coach.

Tony Dungy attended Parkside High School, in Jackson, MI where he played guard position on the basketball team and the quarterback position on the football team.

Dungy was recruited by University of Minnesota coach Cal Stoll and played for the Golden Gophers from 1973 to 1976. Originally, Dungy had desired to go to Michigan State University, but when Duffy Daugherty retired, Dungy followed then assistant coach Stoll from Michigan State to the University of Minnesota.

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  • Dungy: Sam deserves NFL chance
    Tony Dungy attempted Tuesday to clarify remarks he made regarding Michael Sam, saying the openly gay linebacker who was drafted by the St. Louis Rams "absolutely" deserves a chance to play in the NFL. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts coach said he would be concerned only with the distraction that media coverage of Sam Read more on this news related to 'Dungy'
  • Dungy seeks to clarify Sam comments
    Tony Dungy sought to clarify remarks he made regarding Michael Sam, saying the openly gay linebacker who was drafted by the Rams "absolutely" deserves a chance to play in the NFL. Read more on this news related to 'Dungy'
  • Tony Dungy statement on Michael Sam: He 'absolutely' deserves a chance
    Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy was caught in the middle of a media firestorm following his comments on Michael Sam went viral. On Tuesday, Dungy tried to explain himself. Read more on this news related to 'Dungy'

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