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George Wilson

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
23 149-135-10 52.38% 5-1 83.33%

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Biography

George Wilson was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1947 until 1969, finishing his career with the Miami Dolphins as their head coach. Over his twenty-three years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 149-135-10. During his career he was a head coach for twelve seasons. His first head coaching opportunity came with the Detroit Lions. He led the team for eight seasons, compiling a record of 53-45-6. In 1957, the Lions won the championship against the Cleveland Browns 59-14. His next head coaching stint came with the Miami Dolphins. He coached the Dolphins from 1966 to 1969, leading the team to a 15-39-2 record during his four seasons as head coach. Wilson won the NFL's Coach of the Year award in 1957 after guiding the Lions to a 8-4-0 record and a league championship.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1969 Miami Dolphins Head Coach 3-10-1 0-0
1968 Miami Dolphins Head Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1967 Miami Dolphins Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1966 Miami Dolphins Head Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1965 Washington Redskins Assistant Coach 6-8-0 0-0
1964 Detroit Lions Head Coach 7-5-2 0-0
1963 Detroit Lions Head Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1962 Detroit Lions Head Coach 11-3-0 0-0
1961 Detroit Lions Head Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1960 Detroit Lions Head Coach 7-5-0 0-0
1959 Detroit Lions Head Coach 3-8-1 0-0
1958 Detroit Lions Head Coach 4-7-1 0-0
1957 Detroit Lions Head Coach 8-4-0 2-0
1956 Detroit Lions Ends Coach 9-3-0 0-0
1955 Detroit Lions Ends Coach 3-9-0 0-0
1954 Detroit Lions Ends Coach 9-2-1 0-1
1953 Detroit Lions Ends Coach 10-2-0 1-0
1952 Detroit Lions Ends Coach 9-3-0 2-0
1951 Detroit Lions Ends Coach 7-4-1 0-0
1950 Detroit Lions Ends Coach 6-6-0 0-0
1949 Detroit Lions Ends Coach 4-8-0 0-0
1948 Chicago Bears Assistant Coach 10-2-0 0-0
1947 Chicago Bears Assistant Coach 8-4-0 0-0

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