Gregory Fishbeck Knapp (March 5, 1963 -) is an American football coach who is a passing expert for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He previously served as an assistant coach for the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, Houston Texans, Seattle Seahawks, and San Francisco 49ers. As a quarterback of Sacramento State University, Knapp enjoyed an outstanding career and was among the top leaders of the Hornets’ career. Passed more than 3,800 yards and 32 touchdown passes. He participated in training camp in 1986 with the Kansas City Chiefs, the Los Angeles Raiders from 1987 to 1990, and the San Francisco 49ers from 1992 to 1994. Before joining the 49ers as a coach, Knapp worked in the coaching staff of Sacramento State University for 9 years… 1986-1989 as a running back coach, 1989-1990 as a successor coach, 1991-1994 as an offensive coordinator/ assistant head coach. Knapp’s coaching career at Sacramento State University included the 1988 season when Sacramento State University entered the semifinals of the NCAA Division 2 Football Championship.
Greg Knapp, assistant coach of the New York Jets, has taught some of the best quarterbacks in football. After a bicycle accident in Northern California on Tuesday, his agent and wife are in critical condition. Agent Jeff Spebeck said that on Saturday, a cyclist returned home during the offseason in Danville when a motorist suddenly drove into the bike lane and ran into the old coach in nearby San Ramon. Ramon, the spokesperson for the Sacred Valley Fire District, said that in an accident near the corner of Dougherty and Bollinger Canyon Road, Knapp was taken to the San Ramon Regional Medical Center and then to the John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. Because we need a little miracle now,” his wife Charlotte Knapp told NBC on Tuesday.” Please leave it in your prayers. “The Jets representative declined to comment on Tuesday. The upcoming season is Knapp’s Jets coach Robert Saleh. He was hired in January to take over the five-game losing team. Knapp has been in the past. For the past 25 years, he has been an official member of the NFL coaching staff, serving as the quarterback coach or offensive coordinator of some of the league’s best players-a famous airstrike. He served as a quarterback coach for the Atlanta Falcons and has worked with Matt Ryan, who was nominated for the Pro Bowl four times. Before coming to Atlanta, Knapp was the quarterback coach/passing game coordinator. The Denver Broncos, where he worked with Peyton Manning. Knapp’s three seasons in Denver included the Broncos’ victory in the 50th Super Bowl.