Larry Wilson

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
2 9-20-1 31.67% 0-0 0.00%


Career Summary

Larry Wilson was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1972 to 1979, finishing his career as the interim head coach of the St. Louis Cardinals. Over his two years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 9-20-1.

Wilson was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1978 after his playing career.

Career Awards

During the 1979 season as the interim head coach of the St. Louis Cardinals he coached Ottis Anderson to the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Personal Information

Wilson was born on Thursday, March 24, 1938 in Rigby, Idaho. He died on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the age of 82.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1979 St. Louis Cardinals Interim Head Coach 5-11-0 0-0
1972 St. Louis Cardinals Defensive Backs Coach 4-9-1 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Named the interim head coach during the 1979 season for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Past teams coached for: St. Louis Cardinals
  • Date of Birth: Thursday, March 24, 1938 (82 years old), Rigby, Idaho