Sammy Baugh

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Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
5 26-43-1 37.86% 0-0 0.00%

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Career Summary

Sammy Baugh was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1960 to 1966, finishing his career as the offensive backfield coach of the Detroit Lions. Over his five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 26-43-1. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons, first with the New York Titans. He led the Titans for two seasons, compiling a record of 14-14-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Houston Oilers for the 1964 season, leading the team to a 4-10-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 18-24-0 across three seasons.

Baugh was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963 after his playing career.

Sammy Baugh Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Baugh served as an assistant coach for Hugh Taylor and Harry Gilmer. During this time, he coached for one year for Hugh Taylor and Harry Gilmer. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Hugh Taylor, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Sammy Baugh's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Houston Oilers for one season where he combined for a regular season record of 4-10-0 and 0-0 in the playoffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1966 Detroit Lions Offensive Backfield Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1965 Houston Oilers Offensive Backs Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1964 Houston Oilers Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1961 New York Titans Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1960 New York Titans Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0

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