Brian Polian Biography, Age, Family, Career, NFL And Net Worth.

Brian Polian Biography

Brian Polian born Brian Stewart Polian is the special teams coordinator for Notre Dame football team. He is the former head coach of the Nevada Wolf Pack football team. He is the son of former National Football League (NFL) executive Bill Polian.

Brian Polian Age

Brian Stewart Polian was born in Bronx, New York on December 22, 1974. He is 44 years as of 2018.

Brian Polian Family

Brian Stewart Polian was born in Bronx, New York. He is the son of former National Football League (NFL) executive Bill Polian. Brian attended and graduated from Saint Francis High School in Athol Springs, New York, near Buffalo, in 1993. Later he attended John Carroll University near Cleveland, where he played on the football team as a linebacker from 1993 to 1996. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history in 1997.

Brian Polian Wife

He is married to Laura Magiotto Polian. Together they have two children; Aidan and Charlotte.

Brian Polian Career

Early coaching career

Polian started his coaching career in 1997 as an alumni colleague at Michigan State. In 1998, he was the tight closures and hostile line right hand at the University at Buffalo. In 1999 and 2000, Polian was a guarded alumni collaborator at Baylor under Kevin Steele. Polian moved on from Baylor with a graduate degree in 2000.

Polian came back to Buffalo in 2001 as running backs coach and uncommon groups organizer, serving until 2003 all under mentor Jim Hofher. In 2004, he was partner mentor at similar positions at UCF under George O’Leary. From 2005 to 2009, Polian was unique groups organizer at Notre Dame under Charlie Weis. He likewise filled in as protective backs mentor in 2005, linebackers mentor in 2006, and inside linebackers mentor in 2007. Notre Dame showed up during Polian’s residency, incorporating a success in the 2008 Hawaii Bowl.

He at that point was extraordinary groups facilitator and protections mentor at Stanford from 2010 to 2011 and was likewise enlisting organizer in 2011. Part of Jim Harbaugh’s staff in 2010, Polian stayed at Stanford under succeeding mentor David Shaw. Stanford won the 2011 Orange Bowl after the 2010 season. In 2012, Polian was special teams coordinator and tight ends coach under Kevin Sumlin at Texas A&M, which won the 2013 Cotton Bowl Classic that season.


On January 11, 2013, he was hired by the University of Nevada, Reno as football head coach. They parted ways on November 27, 2016.

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On December 16, 2016, he was hired to return to Notre Dame once again as special teams coordinator, this time under Brian Kelly.

Brian Polian Salary

Polian is the special teams coordinator for Notre Dame football team. He is the former head coach of the Nevada Wolf Pack football team. Additionally, he is a person who loves his space and he has as well managed to keep it off the cameras. However, his estimated net worth of around $525,000.

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Nevada’s Brian Polian era and the NFL draft

Another NFL draft came and went without a Nevada Wolf Pack player being selected.

Over the last five NFL drafts, Nevada has had only one alum picked: offensive lineman Austin Corbett, the No. 33 selection of the 2018 draft.

You’re familiar with Corbett, of course. He was a Reed High alum who recruited himself to Nevada by sending an email to then-Nevada assistant coach Ken Wilson, who Corbett knew because he grew up with Wilson’s kids in Sparks. Nevada didn’t have a head coach at the time as it was making the transition from Chris Ault to Brian Polian, so Corbett emailed Wilson asking if he could walk onto the team. Nevada accepted him.

You never know where NFL talent will come from. But with the latest NFL draft passing, here’s an interesting stat: Polian signed 86 players to letters of intent on national signing day while Nevada’s head coach. None have been drafted. That doesn’t mean he didn’t sign any good players, of course. Five of his signees became All-Mountain West first- or second-team honorees, including Ian Seau, Malik Reed, Korey Rush, Wyatt Demps, and Dameon Baber. And I believe Reed was worth a draft pick and will carve out a role in the league. But the lack of signing a single NFL player stands out.

It’s not like Nevada has been a draft factory over the years. Since the merger (1970), the Wolf Pack has had only 38 players selected in 50 drafts. But since Doug Betters was drafted in 1978, Nevada went three straight seasons without having somebody drafted only once (from 1999-2002), the end of the Jeff Tisdel era and the start of the Chris Tormey era. Nevada repeated that feat from 2015-17, the thick of the Polian era.

While Nevada has not been a draft factory, it did have a solid history under Chris Ault. He had at least one player picked in the NFL draft in 17 of his 27 seasons as Nevada’s head coach (that includes 29 draft picks overall). What makes those figures more incredible is the fact that 16 of Ault’s 27 seasons came below the FBS level.

So he was producing NFL players well before Nevada was playing at the top level of college athletics. During Ault’s 11 seasons at the FBS level, he signed or coached 19 players selected in the NFL draft (plus 11 more who played in the NFL but weren’t drafted). That’s 30 NFL players in 11 seasons, so it was possible to send players to the NFL out of a full-fledged, FBS-level Wolf Pack program.

That’s a strong history of producing NFL players that dried up during the Polian era. Now, it’s not time to completely close the book on a Polian signee getting drafted or playing in the NFL. They are still 26 players on Nevada’s roster (18 scholarship, eight walk-ons) who came to Reno when Polian was the team’s head coach. They are:

EJ Muhammad, Jaxson Kincaide, Gabriel Sewell, Brendan O’Leary-Orange, Cristian Solano, Dominic Christian, Maliek Broady, Kelton Moore, Lucas Weber, Daniel Brown, Kori Collons, Spencer Pettit, Jake Nelson, Hausia Sekona, Reese Neville, Sam Hammond, Roger Neal, Daylon Johnson, Lawson Hall, Isaiah Hamilton, Kameron Toomer, Alex Tancreto, Nathan Edwards, Miles Beach, Nate Brown and Jacob Drahos.

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