What happened to Jon Gruden’s face? Following his racist remarks and other homophobic emails, he has resigned as head coach.
Jon Gruden was the head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders in the National Football League. Gruden coached in the NFL for 14 years and received widespread acclaim for his achievements.
In fact, when he won the Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2002 at the age of 39, he made history as the youngest coach to do it.
Recently, coach Gruden resigned from his position on Monday after his homophobic and sexist statements were resurfaced. This occurred shortly after his previous racist remarks on the front pages of newspapers.
What Happened to Jon Gruden Face?
Actually, nothing has happened to Jon Gruden’s face but it’s his remarks about a union leader’s face that is causing the uproar.
According to The Guardian, Gruden made racial remarks regarding NFLPA President DeMaurice Smith’s facial characteristics in 2011.
Jon Gruden resigns as head coach of the Raiders. pic.twitter.com/Npnoqd8YQD
— NFL (@NFL) October 12, 2021
Jon Gruden Racist And Homophobic Email Releases Explained
During the 2011 lockout, Gruden emailed current Washington Football Team president Bruce Allen about DeMaurice Smith, the NFL Players Association’s executive director. Gruden mocked Smith by using racist imagery and clichés.
Gruden is now facing the consequences of similar language ten years later after the emails were exposed during an NFL inquiry.
Following that, Jon has already apologized for what he said, despite the fact that he claims he has no memory of sending the email.
— The Associated Press (@AP) October 12, 2021
Jon Gruden Age & Bio
Jon Gruden, the former coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, is currently 58 years old. He was born in the United States on August 17, 1963, in Sadusky, Ohio.
Jon, who was born in Slovenia to Slovene parents, never had much success as a football player in college since he was always the backup option.
Gruden began his career as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Tennessee when he was 22 years old, after graduating from the University of Dayton.
Later, he began his coaching career, during which time he has won several trophies.
To recap, Jon Gruden:
1) Used racist tropes against an NFLPA exec
2) Called Goodell a homophobic slur
3) Wanted Eric Reid blackballed for kneeling
4) Suggested the first openly gay player shouldn't be in the league
5) Slammed concussion mitigation effortshttps://t.co/ZvfI6jpm4b pic.twitter.com/91FNpFic5s
— Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland) October 12, 2021