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Joe Schmidt

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
7 47-43-8 52.04% 0-1 0.00%

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Biography

Joe Schmidt was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1966 until 1972, finishing his career with the Detroit Lions as their head coach. 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.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1972 Head Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1971 Head Coach 7-6-1 0-0
1970 Head Coach 10-4-0 0-1
1969 Head Coach 9-4-1 0-0
1968 Head Coach 4-8-2 0-0
1967 Head Coach 5-7-2 0-0
1966 Linebackers Coach / Assistant Coach 4-9-1 0-0

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