Hank Bullough

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
18 127-144-0 46.86% 2-4 33.33%

Coaching Tree

Parents:

Ron Erhardt, Chuck Fairbanks, Forrest Gregg, Kay Stephenson


Biography

Career Summary

Hank Bullough was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1973 to 1993, finishing his career as the defensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions. Over his eighteen years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 127-144-0. He was also the head coach of the Buffalo Bills for the 1986 season. The Bills went 4-12-0 in this lone season as a head coach. During his career he was a head coach for one season.

Hank Bullough Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Bullough served as an assistant coach for Chuck Fairbanks, Ron Erhardt, Forrest Gregg, Kay Stephenson, Lindy Infante, and Wayne Fontes. Six of these years were spent on Fairbanks' coaching staff.

Personal Information

Bullough was born on Wednesday, January 24, 1934 in Scranton, Pennsylvania.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1993 Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-0
1991 Green Bay Packers Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
1990 Green Bay Packers Defensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
1989 Green Bay Packers Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-0
1988 Green Bay Packers Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
1986 Buffalo Bills Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1985 Buffalo Bills Interim Head Coach / Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator 2-14-0 0-0
1983 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 7-9-0 0-0
1982 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 7-2-0 0-1
1981 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 12-4-0 2-1
1980 Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1979 New England Patriots Defensive Line Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1978 New England Patriots Defensive Line Coach 11-5-0 0-1
1977 New England Patriots Defensive Line Coach 9-5-0 0-0
1976 New England Patriots Defensive Line Coach 11-3-0 0-1
1975 New England Patriots Defensive Line Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1974 New England Patriots Defensive Line Coach 7-7-0 0-0
1973 New England Patriots Defensive Line Coach 5-9-0 0-0

Coach history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship

Coach facts

  • Hank Bullough was one of the major Innovators of the 3-4 defense.