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Coaching football in the genes for Nick Sirianni

The new head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles is preparing for his first regular season game at the helm on Sunday.

PHILADELPHIA — Editor's note: The above video is from May 14.

Coaching football is the genes for the Sirianni family. 

Nick Sirianni spent three hours listening to his brother coach Washington and Jefferson College to victory over John Carroll in a Division III college football game Saturday. 

On Sunday, the entire family will tune in to watch Nick coach his first regular-season game in the NFL when the Philadelphia Eagles visit the Atlanta Falcons. 

Fran Sirianni is a legendary football coach in New York and a member of the Chautauqua (County) Hall of Fame for his successful career as a head coach at Southwestern High School. 

His three sons, Mike, Jay and Nick, each coach football at various levels.

The Eagles begin their season against the Falcons at 1:00 p.m. on Sept. 12.

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