John Mazur

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
16 88-127-6 41.18% 2-2 50.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Joe Collier, Clive Rush, Lou Saban

Children:

Sam Rutigliano


Biography

Career Summary

John Mazur was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1962 to 1980, finishing his career as the defensive coordinator of the New York Jets. Over his sixteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 89-131-6. He was the head coach of the New England Patriots from 1971 until the 1972 season, during which time the Patriots went 9-19-0. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons. He resigned from the Patriots.

John Mazur Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Mazur served as an assistant coach for Lou Saban, Joe Collier, Clive Rush, Mike McCormack, Dick Vermeil, and Walt Michaels. Four of these years were spent on Saban's coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Sam Rutigliano, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on John Mazur's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Cleveland Browns for seven seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 51-54-0 and 0-2 in the playoffs.

Personal Information

Mazur was born on Tuesday, June 17, 1930 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1980 New York Jets Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
1976 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1975 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Backs Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1974 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Backs Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1973 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Backs Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1972 New England Patriots Head Coach 2-7-0 0-0
1971 New England Patriots Head Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1970 Boston Patriots Interim Head Coach 1-6-0 0-0
1970 Boston Patriots Offensive Backfield Coach 1-6-0 0-0
1969 Boston Patriots Offensive Backfield Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1968 Buffalo Bills Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 1-12-1 0-0
1967 Buffalo Bills Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1966 Buffalo Bills Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 9-4-1 0-1
1965 Buffalo Bills Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 10-3-1 1-0
1964 Buffalo Bills Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 12-2-0 1-0
1963 Buffalo Bills Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 7-6-1 0-1
1962 Buffalo Bills Wide Receivers Coach / Offensive Backfield Coach 7-6-1 0-0

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