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Jack Pardee

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
11 88-82-0 51.76% 1-5 16.67%

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Jack Pardee was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1975 to 1994, finishing his career as the head coach of the Houston Oilers. Over his eleven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 88-82-0. During his career he was a head coach for eleven seasons, first with the Chicago Bears. He led the Bears for three seasons, compiling a record of 20-22-0. His next head coaching stint was with the Washington Redskins from 1978 to 1980, as he led the team to a 24-24-0 record. His third head coach placement began in 1990 with the Houston Oilers. He coached them for five seasons and the team had a 44-36-0 record during his tenure.

Pardee won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1979 after guiding the Redskins to a 10-6-0 record and a two-win improvement over the previous season.As the head coach of the Houston Oilers he coached three players to award-winning seasons: Walter Payton, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1977; Walter Payton, Most Valuable Player in 1977; John Riggins, Comeback Player of the Year in 1978; Warren Moon, AP Offensive Player of the Year in 1990.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1994 Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1993 Head Coach 12-4-0 0-1
1992 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1991 Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1990 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-1
1980 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1979 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1978 Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1977 Head Coach 9-5-0 0-1
1976 Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1975 Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0

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Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Fun Facts

  • Jack Pardee only coach to helm a team in NCAA/NFL/USFL/WFL/CFL.