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Allie Sherman was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1949 to 1968, finishing his career as the head coach of the New York Giants. Over his fourteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 105-72-7. He was the head coach of the New York Giants from 1961 until the 1968 season, during which time the Giants went 57-51-4. During his career he was a head coach for eight seasons.
Sherman won the NFL's Coach of the Year award two times throughout his career, most recently in 1962 after guiding the Giants to a 12-2-0 record and a berth in the playoffs. During the 1963 season as the head coach of the New York Giants he coached Y.A. Tittle to the Most Valuable Player.
Allie Sherman Coaching Tree
Before he was a head coach, Sherman served as an assistant coach for Steve Owen and Jim Lee Howell. Four of these years were spent on Owen's coaching staff. During his time as head coach, three assistant coaches, (Harland Svare, Jack Patera, and Alex Webster) on his coaching staff were hired as head coaches across the league. His coaching tree has combined for a record of 82-134-4 in the regular season and 0-0 in the playoffs during their sixteen seasons as head coach after serving on his coaching staffs.
Sherman was born on Saturday, February 10, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York. He died on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the age of 91.
|1968 New York Giants||Head Coach||7-7-0||0-0|
|1967 New York Giants||Head Coach||7-7-0||0-0|
|1966 New York Giants||Head Coach||1-12-1||0-0|
|1965 New York Giants||Head Coach||7-7-0||0-0|
|1964 New York Giants||Head Coach||2-10-2||0-0|
|1963 New York Giants||Head Coach||11-3-0||0-1|
|1962 New York Giants||Head Coach||12-2-0||0-1|
|1961 New York Giants||Head Coach||10-3-1||0-1|
|1960 New York Giants||Offensive Coordinator||6-4-2||0-0|
|1959 New York Giants||Offensive Coordinator||10-2-0||0-1|
|1952 New York Giants||Backfield Coach||7-5-0||0-0|
|1951 New York Giants||Backfield Coach||9-2-1||0-0|
|1950 New York Giants||Backfield Coach||10-2-0||0-1|
|1949 New York Giants||Backfield Coach||6-6-0||0-0|
Coach history guide
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- Years as head coach: 8
- Years as a coordinator: 2
- Coach of the Year: 1961, 1962
- Led the league in wins: 1950, 1959, 1963
- Fifth in total wins for the New York Giants.
- Fifth in winning percentage for the New York Giants.
- Past teams coached for: New York Giants
- Date of Birth: Saturday, February 10, 1923 (91 years old), Brooklyn, New York