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Steve Mariucci (nicknamed ""Mooch"") (@SteveMariucci) is an American sportscaster primarily for NFL Network. Before that, he was head coach of two different NFL teams, the San Francisco 49ers and the Detroit Lions. Mariucci also coached collegiately for the University of California Golden Bears.

In this video, provided through PCA's national partnership with USA Football, Mariucci talks about the importance of relationships between coaches, players, and officials in football. He acknowledges that being an official is a tough job and is respectful of their calls because he wants to be a role model for his players by keeping his composure and professionalism.