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Pro Athletes, Legends, BYU Alumni Show Love To Andy Reid After Super Bowl LIV Win

Feb 4, 2020, 1:18 PM
Head coach Andy Reid of the Kansas City Chiefs gets dunked in Gatorade after defeating the San Fran...
Head coach Andy Reid of the Kansas City Chiefs gets dunked in Gatorade after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU player, graduate assistant and current Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid won his first ever Super Bowl as an NFL head coach on Sunday when the Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV.

Reid spent two seasons at BYU as a player from 1978-80 and was a graduate assistant for Cougars legend LaVell Edwards in 1982.

BYU alums, sports legends and athletes took to Twitter to congratulate Reid on winning the Super Bowl.

Los Angeles Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson is a big fan of Andy Reid.

BYU Athletics Director and former teammate Tom Holmoe was happy for Reid on Twitter.

Villanova head coach and National Champion Jay Wright congratulated Reid on the Super Bowl victory. The two go back to when Reid was the head coach of the Eagles.

KSL Sports’ BYU Insider Mitch Harper pointed out a moment after the game that Reid and BYU legend Steve Young shared on ESPN.

BYU associate athletic director and tight end legend Chad Lewis was thrilled for his former coach and fellow alum.

One of the best players in the NBA, LeBron James congratulated Andy Reid on Twitter.

Reid’s old team, the Philadelphia Eagles was happy for their former coach. He took the Eagles to five NFC Championship games and one Super Bowl appearance in his 12 seasons as head coach.

Former BYU great and ESPN College Football Analyst Trevor Matich sent a thoughtful tweet about Reid winning the Super Bowl.

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