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John Rauch

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Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
12 75-86-7 46.73% 2-2 50.00%

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John Rauch was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1963 to 1976, finishing his career as the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Over his twelve years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 75-86-7. During his career he was a head coach for five seasons, first with the Oakland Raiders. He led the Raiders for three seasons, compiling a record of 33-8-1. His next head coaching stint was with the Buffalo Bills from 1969 to 1970, as he led the team to a 7-20-1 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 40-28-2 across five seasons including going 2-2-0 in the playoffs. Throughout Rauch's coaching career his teams led the league in victories during the 1967 season.

As the head coach of the Oakland Raiders he coached one player to an award-winning season: Daryle Lamonica, AP AFL Player of the Year in 1967. As the head coach of the Buffalo Bills he coached one player to an award-winning season: Dennis Shaw, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1970.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1976 Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach 0-14-0 0-0
1975 Offensive Backfield Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1972 Quarterbacks Coach 2-11-1 0-0
1971 Quarterbacks Coach 6-7-1 0-0
1970 Head Coach 3-10-1 0-0
1969 Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1968 Head Coach 12-2-0 1-1
1967 Head Coach 13-1-0 1-1
1966 Head Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1965 Offensive Backfield Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1964 Offensive Backfield Coach 5-7-2 0-0
1963 Offensive Backfield Coach 10-4-0 0-0

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