EAGAN, Minn. – The Vikings on Tuesday confirmed they have conducted a second interview with Patrick Graham for their open head coaching position.
This interview was conducted in-person at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center. Graham initially interviewed virtually with Minnesota on Jan. 29.
Graham is currently the defensive coordinator for the New York Giants. He has held this role for the past two seasons and just completed his 13th season as an NFL coach.
2002-03 Wagner College, Graduate Assistant
2004 University of Richmond, Assistant Defensive Line
2005-06 University of Richmond, Tight Ends
2007-08 University of Notre Dame, Graduate Assistant
2009 New England Patriots, Coaching Assistant
2010 New England Patriots, Defensive Assistant
2011 New England Patriots, Linebackers
2012-13 New England Patriots, Defensive Line
2014-15 New England Patriots, Linebackers
2016-17 New York Giants, Defensive Line
2018 Green Bay Packers, Inside Linebackers/Defensive Run Game Coordinator
2019 Miami Dolphins, Defensive Coordinator
2020-21 New York Giants, Defensive Coordinator/Assistant Head Coach
Graham played football collegiately at Yale, where he was a defensive lineman. He earned his bachelor's degree in sociology with a concentration in economics and African American studies.
Graham, who was born in Des Plaines, Illinois, grew up in Waterbury, Connecticut.