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Norm Van Brocklin

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
13 67-108-7 38.74% 0-0 0.00%

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Norm Van Brocklin was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1961 until 1974, finishing his career with the Atlanta Falcons as their head coach. Over his thirteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 67-108-7. During his career he was a head coach for twelve seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Minnesota Vikings. He led the team for six seasons, compiling a record of 29-51-4. His next head coaching stint came with the Atlanta Falcons. He coached the Falcons from 1969 to 1974, leading the team to a 36-45-3 record during his six seasons as head coach. During the 1968 season as the interim coach of the Atlanta Falcons he coached Claude Humphrey to the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Last modified: 12/3/2017


Year Position Record Playoff record
1974 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1973 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 9-5-0 0-0
1972 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1971 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 7-6-1 0-0
1970 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 4-8-2 0-0
1969 Atlanta Falcons Head Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1968 Atlanta Falcons Interim Coach 2-12-0 0-0
1966 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1965 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1964 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1963 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1962 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 2-11-1 0-0
1961 Minnesota Vikings Head Coach 3-11-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Norm Van Brocklin once threw for a record 554 yards in a game during his playing career with the Rams.