Jim Ringo

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
20 121-172-1 41.33% 1-3 25.00%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Jim Dooley, Lou Saban


Biography

Career Summary

Jim Ringo was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1969 to 1988, finishing his career as the offensive coordinator/offensive line coach of the Buffalo Bills. Over his twenty years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 121-172-1. He was the head coach of the Bills for the 1977 season. The Bills went 3-11-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season.

Jim Ringo Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Ringo served as an assistant coach for Jim Dooley, Lou Saban, Chuck Fairbanks, Ron Erhardt, Ray Malavasi, Joe Walton, Kay Stephenson, Hank Bullough, and Marv Levy. Five of these years were spent on Saban's coaching staff.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1988 Buffalo Bills Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line Coach 12-4-0 1-1
1987 Buffalo Bills Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line Coach 7-8-0 0-0
1986 Buffalo Bills Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1985 Buffalo Bills Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1984 New York Jets Offensive Line Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1983 New York Jets Offensive Line Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1982 Los Angeles Rams Offensive Line Coach 2-7-0 0-0
1981 New England Patriots Offensive Line Coach 2-14-0 0-0
1980 New England Patriots Offensive Line Coach 10-6-0 0-0
1979 New England Patriots Offensive Line Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1978 New England Patriots Offensive Line Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1977 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1976 Buffalo Bills Interim Head Coach / Offensive Line Coach 2-12-0 0-0
1975 Buffalo Bills Offensive Line Coach 8-6-0 0-0
1974 Buffalo Bills Offensive Line Coach 9-5-0 0-1
1973 Buffalo Bills Offensive Line Coach 9-5-0 0-0
1972 Buffalo Bills Offensive Line Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1971 Chicago Bears Offensive Line Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1970 Chicago Bears Offensive Line Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1969 Chicago Bears Offensive Line Coach 1-13-0 0-0

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