Hugh Taylor

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
9 49-74-3 40.08% 1-0 100.00%

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Sammy Baugh, Sid Gillman, Bulldog Turner


Career Summary

Hugh Taylor was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1960 to 1968, finishing his career as the offensive ends coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Over his nine years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 49-74-3. He was also the head coach of the Houston Oilers for the 1965 season. The Oilers went 4-10-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season.

Career Awards

During the 1963 season as the offensive coordinator of the San Diego Chargers he coached Tobin Rote to the AP AFL Player of the Year.

Hugh Taylor Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Taylor served as an assistant coach for Sammy Baugh, Bulldog Turner, Sid Gillman, and Bill Austin. During this time, he coached for three years for Sammy Baugh and Bill Austin.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1968 Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Ends Coach 2-11-1 0-0
1967 Pittsburgh Steelers Ends Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1966 Pittsburgh Steelers Ends Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1965 Houston Oilers Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1964 Houston Oilers Defensive Backs Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1963 San Diego Chargers Offensive Coordinator 11-3-0 1-0
1962 New York Titans Ends Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1961 New York Titans Ends Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1960 New York Titans Ends Coach 7-7-0 0-0

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