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Gus Dorais

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
6 26-38-2 40.91% 0-0 0.00%

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Gus Dorais was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1943 until 1952, finishing his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers as their backfield coach. Over his six years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 26-38-2. During his career he was the head coach of the Detroit Lions from 1943 until the 1947 season. The Lions went 21-31-2 during their five seasons with Dorais as head coach.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1952 Pittsburgh Steelers Backfield Coach 5-7-0 0-0
1947 Detroit Lions Head Coach 3-9-0 0-0
1946 Detroit Lions Head Coach 1-10-0 0-0
1945 Detroit Lions Head Coach 7-3-0 0-0
1944 Detroit Lions Head Coach 6-3-1 0-0
1943 Detroit Lions Head Coach 4-6-1 0-0

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