|Years Coached||Record||Win %||Playoff record||Playoff win %|
Joe Schmidt was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1966 to 1972, finishing his career as the head coach of the Detroit Lions. Over his seven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 47-43-8. He was the head coach of the Detroit Lions from 1967 until the 1972 season, during which time the Lions went 43-34-7. During his career he was a head coach for six seasons.
As the head coach of the Detroit Lions he coached three players to award-winning seasons: Lem Barney, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1967; Mel Farr, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1967; Earl McCullouch, AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1968.
|1972 Detroit Lions||Head Coach||8-5-1||0-0|
|1971 Detroit Lions||Head Coach||7-6-1||0-0|
|1970 Detroit Lions||Head Coach||10-4-0||0-1|
|1969 Detroit Lions||Head Coach||9-4-1||0-0|
|1968 Detroit Lions||Head Coach||4-8-2||0-0|
|1967 Detroit Lions||Head Coach||5-7-2||0-0|
|1966 Detroit Lions||Linebackers Coach / Assistant Coach||4-9-1||0-0|
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