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Harland Svare

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Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
8 42-65-5 39.73% 0-1 0.00%

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Harland Svare was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1961 to 1972, finishing his career as the head coach of the San Diego Chargers. Over his eight years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 42-65-5. During his career he was a head coach for four seasons, first with the Los Angeles Rams. He led the Rams for three seasons, compiling a record of 14-26-2. His next head coaching stint was with the San Diego Chargers for the 1972 season, leading the team to a 4-9-1 record. During his entire head coaching career, his two teams combined for a record of 18-35-3 across four seasons.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1972 Head Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1971 Interim Head Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1967 Defensive Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1965 Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1964 Head Coach 5-7-2 0-0
1963 Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1962 Interim Head Coach 1-12-1 0-0
1961 Defensive Coach 10-3-1 0-1

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