Bulldog Turner

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
5 33-27-2 54.84% 0-1 0.00%

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Paddy Driscoll, George Halas


Hugh Taylor


Career Summary

Bulldog Turner was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1953 to 1962, finishing his career as the head coach of the New York Titans. Over his five years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 33-27-2. He was the head coach of the Titans for the 1962 season. The Titans went 5-9-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season.

Bulldog Turner Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Turner served as an assistant coach for George Halas and Paddy Driscoll. Three of these years were spent on Halas' coaching staff. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, Hugh Taylor, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Bulldog Turner's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Houston Oilers for one season where he combined for a regular season record of 4-10-0 and 0-0 in the playoffs.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1962 New York Titans Head Coach 5-9-0 0-0
1956 Chicago Bears Assistant Coach 9-2-1 0-1
1955 Chicago Bears Assistant Coach 8-4-0 0-0
1954 Chicago Bears Assistant Coach 8-4-0 0-0
1953 Chicago Bears Assistant Coach 3-8-1 0-0

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