Bo McMillin

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
4 16-32-0 33.33% 0-0 0.00%

Coaching Tree


Jim Trimble, George Wilson


Career Summary

Bo McMillin was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1948 to 1951, finishing his career as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Over his four years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 16-32-0. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons, first with the Detroit Lions. He led the Lions for three seasons, compiling a record of 12-24-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Philadelphia Eagles for the 1951 season, leading the team to a 4-8-0 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 16-32-0 across four seasons.

Bo McMillin Coaching Tree

During his time as head coach, two assistant coaches, (George Wilson and Jim Trimble) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 93-104-11 in the regular season and 2-0 in the playoffs during their sixteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs. The coaching tree has won a single championship, in 1957 by the Detroit Lions, led by George Wilson.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1951 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 4-8-0 0-0
1950 Detroit Lions Head Coach 6-6-0 0-0
1949 Detroit Lions Head Coach 4-8-0 0-0
1948 Detroit Lions Head Coach 2-10-0 0-0

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