Doug Marrone Biography, Age, Family, Siblings, Wife, Kids and Net Worth

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This article will answer every question you have about Doug Marrone. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Doug Marrone do for a living?
  2. Who are Doug Marrone’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Doug Marrone’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Doug Marrone married or does he have a girlfriend?
  5. Does Doug Marrone have any children?
  6. Where is Doug Marrone now?
  7. How tall is Doug Marrone?
  8. How much money does Doug Marrone earn?
  9. What is Doug Marrone’s net worth?

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 Who is Doug Marrone?

Douglas Charles Marrone is a famous American professional football coach and former offensive lineman. He is presently the offensive line coach at the University of Alabama. Previously he worked from 2009 to 2012 as the head coach at Syracuse, where he played college football. He also served in the National Football League (NFL) as the head coach of the Buffalo Bills from 2013 to 2014 and from 2016 to 2020 for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Doug received the Pinstripe Bowl two times with Syracuse, leading to him being hired as the Bills’ head coach. He assisted the Bills to gain their first winning record in the 2014 season, their first in a decade but opted out of his contract the same year. When he joined the Jaguars in 2015 as an assistant coach, he was named interim head coach almost at the end of the 2016 season. He officially became the head coach for 2017.

His 2017 campaign was his most successful, leading the Jaguars to their first playoff appearance from 2007 and also their first division title since 1999 en route to an AFC Championship Game appearance. His following seasons, however, saw the team finish at the bottom of their division and he was fired in 2020 following obtaining a franchise-worst 1-15 record.

A photo of Doug Marrone
A photo of Doug Marrone

How old is Doug Marrone?

Douglas Charles Marrone was born on July 25, 1964, in Bronx, New York, U.S. He is aged 57 as of 2021, and shares his birthday with Juwany Roman, Meg Donnelly, Fabiola Baglieri, David Denman, Geoffrey Zakarian, Illeana Douglas, Iman, Jay R. Ferguson, Katherine Kelly Lang, among others.

Doug Marrone Family

Who are Doug Marrone’s parents?

Douglas Charles Marrone was born in the Bronx, New York to his parents. He has Italian ancestry, although his parents are not well known as he has not revealed their information.

Does Doug Marrone have siblings?

It is still unclear and unknown if Marrone has any siblings. He rarely talks about his family and siblings, assuming he is the only child of his parents.

Doug Marrone Education

Marrone studied at Herbert H. Lehman in the Bronx, New York. After graduating he attended Syracuse University and graduated in 1991.

Doug Marrone Wife

Marrone married his long-time girlfriend, Helen Donnely Marrone in 1999. Since then the two lovebirds have been happily married with three beautiful children. The couple and their children live in the town of Tuscaloosa.

Doug Marrone Kids

Marrone and his sweetheart, Helen have three children together from their marriage. They have one son Mack Marrone and two daughters Anne Marrone and Madeline Marrone.

Doug Marrone Height

The American football coach and former player, Marrone have an athletic, well-built, and muscular body. It is personalized with an impressive height of 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) and a moderate weight of 125 kg (275 lbs).

Doug Marrone Net Worth

American football coach and former player Doug have been coaching from 1992 to the present. He is currently the offensive line coach at the University of Alabama and has coached numerous University and NFL teams in the past. Doug will be earning a salary of $755,000 this season and $ 900,000 in 2022 and has gathered up an accumulative net worth of approximately $8 million as of 2021.

Doug Marrone Playing career

Doug was a three-year letterman at Syracuse University, playing on the offensive line from 1983 to 1985. He was drafted in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL draft by the Los Angeles Raiders, however, he failed to make the 53-man roster. Marrone later landed a spot on the roster of the Miami Dolphins seeing action in four games in 1987.

The following years, he spent time in camp with the New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, and Minnesota Vikings. He managed to secure a point on a roster and see action in only one more NFL game, playing for the Saints in 1989. Doug would be cut six times by NFL teams in all.

Marrone concluded his playing career going into the field in 1991 and 1992 with the London Monarchs of the World League of American Football. He assisted to win the World Bowl for the Monarchs in 1991.

Coaching career

Syracuse University

After the 2008 season, Doug was selected as Syracuse University’s head football coach by athletic director Daryl Gross on December 11, 2008. He became the first Syracuse alumnus to work as head football coach since Reaves H. Baysinger in 1948. Prior to being hired here, he served as an assistant coach for many universities and NFL teams beginning in 1992. This included a stint with the New Orleans Saints as an offensive coordinator from 2006 to 2008.

Alumni including Tim Green and Floyd Little wanted Marrone from the moment the previous coach, Greg Robinson, was fired. In his first season, the team finished with four wins, one more than the previous year. They doubled the output the next season. They won 8 times in 2010 and won in the first-ever Pinstripe Bowl in New York City, being their first victory since 2001. Doug assisted the Orange beat the current No. 11 but failed to win another game in the season, in 2011. He coached the Orange to an 8-5, and share of the Big East title as the result of a four-way tie.

Buffalo Bills

Marrone was selected to succeed Chan Gailey on January 6, 2013, as head coach of the Buffalo Bills. Within his time as head coach, he recorded an overall record of 15-17. He nicknamed himself ”Saint Doug”, due to the fact it takes two miracles to be canonized as a saint because he believed his first was winning at Syracuse and the second was winning at Buffalo. The Bills completed with a record of 9-7 in 2014, second place in the AFC East, and two wins short of making the playoffs.

The win was the first winning season in ten years since they finished 9-7 under Mike Mularkey in 2004. After the death of the Bills’ founder and long-time owner Ralph Wilson, the Bills was sold. Marrone went on a three-day out and quit on December 31, 2014, however, he collected his 2015 salary in full. His decision to quit was not received well by the players, and one of the captains, running back Fred Jackson said it was ”like getting punched in the stomach”.

Jacksonville Jaguars

After Doug’s two-year stint as the head coach for the Buffalo Bills, the Jacksonville Jaguars employed him as an assistant head coach and offensive line coach on January 20, 2015. He was later named the interim head coach of the Jaguars on December 19, 2016, after the former head coach Gus Bradley was fired. He carried on as the coach in the two games remaining in the 2016 season and was named the fifth head coach in the team’s history on January 9, 2017. The same day former head coach, and the franchise’s first head coach from 1995 to 2002, Tom Coughlin returned, after being hired as the Executive Vice President of Football Operations, until the 2019 season.

2018 -2019

The Jaguars won their first playoff game since the 2007 season in 2017 after winning the AFC South division championship. They also won their first playoff game under Doug on January 7, 2018, beating the Buffalo Bills in the Wild Card Round. The Jaguars went on to defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Divisional Round, making it to the AFC Championship Game, where they lost to the New England Patriots by 24-20. Doug’s contract was extended to 2021 on February 23, 2018. Jaguars owner Shahid Khan revealed that Doug would stay for the 2020 season on December 31, 2019, together with general manager David Caldwell despite a losing season.


The Jaguars became the first team since the 2001 Carolina Panthers to lose 15 consecutive games in a season after they lost 28-14 to Indianapolis Colts on January 3, 2021, after a Week 1 win. Doug joined George Seifert as the only head coach in the NFL history to attain the dubious distinction since the implementation of the 16-game schedule started working. The Jaguars owner stated that they would not keep Doug for the 2021 season and fired him on January 4, 2021. He completed his time with the team with a 23-43 (.348) record with a 2-1 (.667) playoff record for a career record of 25-44 (.362).


Doug was named the offensive line coach at the University of Alabama on January 19, 2021, under head coach Nick Saban.