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Dick Nolan

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
28 182-220-8 45.37% 5-8 38.46%

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Biography

Dick Nolan was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1962 to 1990, finishing his career as the defensive backs coach of the Dallas Cowboys. Over his twenty-eight years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 182-220-8. During his career he was a head coach for eleven seasons, first with the San Francisco 49ers. He led the 49ers for eight seasons, compiling a record of 54-53-5. His next head coaching stint was with the New Orleans Saints from 1978 to 1980, as he led the team to a 16-32-0 record.

As the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers he coached two players to award-winning seasons: Bruce Taylor, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1970; John Brodie, Most Valuable Player in 1970.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1990 Defensive Backs Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1989 Defensive Backs Coach 1-15-0 0-0
1988 Defensive Backs Coach 3-13-0 0-0
1987 Defensive Backs Coach 7-8-0 0-0
1986 Defensive Backs Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1985 Wide Receivers Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1984 Wide Receivers Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1983 Wide Receivers Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1982 Wide Receivers Coach 6-3-0 2-1
1981 Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1980 Head Coach 1-15-0 0-0
1979 Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1978 Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1977 Linebackers Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1975 Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1974 Head Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1973 Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1972 Head Coach 8-5-1 0-1
1971 Head Coach 9-5-0 1-1
1970 Head Coach 10-3-1 1-1
1969 Head Coach 4-8-2 0-0
1968 Head Coach 7-6-1 0-0
1967 Defensive Backfield Coach 9-5-0 1-1
1966 Defensive Backfield Coach 10-3-1 0-1
1965 Defensive Backfield Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1964 Defensive Backfield Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1963 Defensive Backfield Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1962 Defensive Backfield Coach 5-8-1 0-0

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