Herman Ball

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
23 130-143-5 47.66% 2-2 50.00%

Biography

Career Summary

Herman Ball was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1944 to 1968, finishing his career as the offensive coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Over his twenty-three years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 135-147-5. He was the head coach of the Washington Redskins from 1949 until the 1951 season, during which time the Redskins went 12-23-1. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons.

Herman Ball Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Ball served as an assistant coach for Walt Kiesling, Weeb Ewbank, Lou Saban, and Joe Kuharich. Seven of these years were spent on Ewbank's coaching staff.

Personal Information

Ball was born on Monday, May 9, 1910.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1968 Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Coach 2-12-0 0-0
1967 Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Coach 6-7-1 0-0
1966 Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Coach 9-5-0 0-0
1965 Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1964 Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1963 Buffalo Bills Offensive Line Coach 7-6-1 0-1
1962 Baltimore Colts Offensive Line Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1961 Baltimore Colts Offensive Line Coach 8-6-0 0-0
1960 Baltimore Colts Offensive Line Coach 6-6-0 0-0
1959 Baltimore Colts Offensive Line Coach 9-3-0 1-0
1958 Baltimore Colts Offensive Line Coach 9-3-0 1-0
1957 Baltimore Colts Offensive Line Coach 7-5-0 0-0
1956 Baltimore Colts Offensive Line Coach 5-7-0 0-0
1955 Pittsburgh Steelers Line Coach 4-8-0 0-0
1954 Washington Redskins Chief Scout 3-9-0 0-0
1951 Washington Redskins Head Coach 0-3-0 0-0
1950 Washington Redskins Head Coach 3-9-0 0-0
1949 Washington Redskins Head Coach 4-7-1 0-0
1948 Washington Redskins Chief Scout 7-5-0 0-0
1947 Washington Redskins Chief Scout 4-8-0 0-0
1946 Washington Redskins Scout 5-5-1 0-0
1945 Washington Redskins Scout 8-2-0 0-1
1944 Washington Redskins Game Scout / Scout 6-3-1 0-0

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