Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid Shares How Taylor Swift Teased Travis Kelce When They Met

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid detailed a light-hearted exchange shared between Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce during one of their first conversations.

By Olivia Evans Jan 30, 2024 2:20 PMTags
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It turns out Taylor Swift was in the Kansas City Chiefs' first string before her romance with Travis Kelce

In fact, the team's head coach Andy Reid recently shared that he knew the "Karma" singer before his star tight end because of his tenure coaching for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999 to 2012, which made for a big conversation when the couple eventually met. 

"That was the last thing Trav wanted to hear—that I knew her before him," the NFL coach joked on the Jan. 29 episode of Let's Go! with Tom Brady, Lary Fitzgerald and Jim Gray podcast. "She told him, ‘I know your coach,' and he went, ‘Oh gosh, come on.'" 

And the 65-year-old was even acquainted with some of Taylor's family before Travis, too. 

"She's been great," he added. "Her dad played at Delaware and was a big football fan and good guy, so I'd met him."

Taylor Swift & Whole Kelce Family Cheer on Travis Kelce in Playoffs

And on the heels of their AFC championship victory, Andy shook off the notion that Travis and Taylor's romance has been a point of interference for the NFL team.

"She's a good girl and I'm happy for Trav, and there has been no distraction that way at all," he continued. "Travis handled it right, she's handled it right and we just move forward. It hasn't been a problem at all." 

And while people have started talking and putting both Travis and Taylor through their paces, they might be the only couple in the world who can take it. 

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"The only thing we've talked about is as long as we're happy, we can't listen to anything that's outside noise," the football player explained at a Jan. 26 press conference. "That's all that matters." 

Taylor is also following the same game plan.

"When you say a relationship is public, that means I'm going to see him do what he loves, we're showing up for each other, other people are there and we don't care," Taylor told TIME in December. "The opposite of that is you have to go to an extreme amount of effort to make sure no one knows that you're seeing someone. And we're just proud of each other."

As for the latest reason for Taylor to be proud of her man, read on for the highlights from his victorious NFL game.

Taylor Swift & Travis Kelce Celebrate AFC Championship Victory

That Kiss

Taylor Swift & Mama Donna Kelce

PDA Alert

Happy Pair

Sweet Embrace

Taylor Swift & Travis' Dad Ed Kelce

Happy Tay


AFC Champion

Pure Joy

Whispers of Love

Jason Kelce Hugs Travis Kelce

Sweet Embrace

Ed Kelce Joins the Couple on the Field

All Smiles

Kelce Brothers Unite

The Suite Life

Cheering on Travis

Travis Scores a Touchdown

Rooting for the Chiefs

Taylor Swift Arrives With Brittany Mahomes

Jason Kelce & Mia Randall, Jackson Mahomes' Sister

Taylor Swift Walks in

Travis Kelce on the Field

Travis Kelce Prepares for the Game

Brittany Mahomes Is All Smiles

Travis Kelce & Marquez Valdes-Scantling High-Five

Travis Kelce Warms Up

Travis Kelce Is Ready to Play

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