Don Coryell, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Don Coryell

American football player and coach

Date of Birth: 17-Oct-1924

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, United States

Date of Death: 01-Jul-2010

Profession: head coach

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Don Coryell

  • Donald David Coryell (October 17, 1924 – July 1, 2010) was an American football coach, who coached in the National Football League (NFL) first with the St.
  • Louis Cardinals from 1973 to 1977 and then the San Diego Chargers from 1978 to 1986.
  • He was well known for his innovations to football's passing offense.
  • Coryell's offense was commonly known as "Air Coryell".
  • Coryell was the first coach ever to win more than 100 games at both the collegiate and professional level.
  • He was inducted into the San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame in 1986.
  • Coryell is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.
  • The Professional Football Researchers Association named Coryell to the PRFA Hall of Very Good Class of 2010

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