Lindy Infante

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
14 103-111-0 48.13% 6-6 50.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Forrest Gregg, John McVay, Marty Schottenheimer

Children:

Dick Jauron


Biography

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Career Summary

Lindy Infante was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1977 to 1997, finishing his career as the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Over his fourteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 103-111-0. During his career he was a head coach for six seasons, first with the Green Bay Packers. He led the Packers for four seasons, compiling a record of 24-40-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Indianapolis Colts from 1996 to 1997, as he led the team to a 12-20-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 36-60-0 across six seasons including going 0-1-0 in the playoffs.

Career Awards

Infante won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1989 after guiding the Packers to a 10-6-0 record and a six-win improvement over the previous season. During the 1995 season as the offensive coordinator of the Indianapolis Colts he coached Jim Harbaugh to the Comeback Player of the Year.

Lindy Infante Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Infante served as an assistant coach for John McVay, Forrest Gregg, Marty Schottenheimer, and Ted Marchibroda. Three of these years were spent on Gregg's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Dick Jauron, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Lindy Infante's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Chicago Bears and Buffalo Bills for nine seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 59-78-0 and 0-1 in the playoffs.

Playing Career

Infante played defensive back and running back while at college.

Personal Information

Infante was born on Monday, May 27, 1940 in Miami, Florida.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1997 Indianapolis Colts Head Coach 3-13-0 0-0
1996 Indianapolis Colts Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1995 Indianapolis Colts Offensive Coordinator 9-7-0 2-1
1991 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1990 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1989 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1988 Green Bay Packers Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1987 Cleveland Browns Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach 10-5-0 1-1
1986 Cleveland Browns Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1982 Cincinnati Bengals Offensive Coordinator 7-2-0 0-1
1981 Cincinnati Bengals Quarterbacks Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 12-4-0 2-1
1980 Cincinnati Bengals Quarterbacks Coach / Wide Receivers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1978 New York Giants Wide Receivers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1977 New York Giants Wide Receivers Coach 5-9-0 0-0

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