Charlie Sumner

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
27 212-175-4 54.73% 11-7 61.11%

Biography

Career Summary

Charlie Sumner was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1963 to 1990, finishing his career as the defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots. Over his twenty-seven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 212-178-4.

Career Awards

As the defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots he coached one player to an award-winning season: Mike Haynes, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1976. As the defensive coordinator of the Los Angeles Raiders/Oakland Raiders he coached two players to award-winning seasons: Lester Hayes, AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1980; Lyle Alzado, Comeback Player of the Year in 1982.

Personal Information

Sumner was born on Sunday, October 19, 1930 in Radford, Virginia.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1990 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator 1-12-0 0-0
1989 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1988 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1987 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Coordinator 5-10-0 0-0
1986 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1984 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 0-1
1983 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 3-0
1982 Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Coordinator 8-1-0 1-1
1981 Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1980 Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 4-0
1979 Oakland Raiders Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
1978 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 0-1
1977 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator 9-5-0 0-0
1976 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator 11-3-0 0-1
1975 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator 3-11-0 0-0
1974 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator 7-7-0 0-0
1973 New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator 5-9-0 0-0
1972 Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks Coach / Defensive Backs Coach 11-3-0 1-1
1971 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Backs Coach / Defensive Backfield Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1970 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Backs Coach / Defensive Backfield Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1969 Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Backs Coach / Defensive Backfield Coach 1-13-0 0-0
1968 Oakland Raiders Defensive Backs Coach 12-2-0 1-1
1967 Oakland Raiders Defensive Backs Coach 13-1-0 1-1
1966 Oakland Raiders Defensive Backs Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1965 Oakland Raiders Defensive Backs Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1964 Oakland Raiders Defensive Backs Coach 5-7-2 0-0
1963 Oakland Raiders Defensive Backs Coach 10-4-0 0-0

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