Fans are naturally curious about the relationship between two football personalities who have the same last name. Jonathan Gannon and Rich Gannon both had the same question.
In the NFL, Jonathan is a well-regarded defensive coordinator. Social media users frequently query whether Rich, a former NFL player, and current NFL broadcaster, will be on his turf whenever he signs with the coaching staff of a new team. Many only inquire as to their relationship, while others inquire as to whether Jonathan Gannon is Rich Gannon’s child or sibling. However, they are not connected. Fans also haven’t got the chance to watch them interact on-screen in a broadcast studio.
Gannon, Jonathan Nothing to do with Rich Gannon
There is no proof that Jonathan Gannon and Rich Gannon are related, even though there is a dearth of information regarding their families. Their last name and football seem to be the only things they have in common.
Pennsylvania welcomed Rich Gannon into the world on December 20, 1965. The Minnesota Vikings selected the University of Delaware quarterback in the 1987 NFL Draft, and he played for 18 seasons after that.
In 2005, he gave up playing and switched to broadcasting. Up to February 2021, he served as the NFL analyst on CBS.
Ohio was the place of Jonathan Gannon’s birth on April 4, 1983. Any chance he had to play football was destroyed by a career-ending injury at the University of Louisville. Instead, he quickly switched to coaching.
In 2007, two years after Rich’s retirement, Jonathan joined the NFL. For four seasons, he served as the Vikings’ defensive quality control officer.
Fans periodically post on social media that they would like to see Rich and Jonathan Gannon together.
They haven’t yet had a chance to make a meme about the potential connection between Coach Gannon and former professional Gannon.