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Jerry Burns

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
26 231-150-3 60.55% 18-15 54.55%

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Biography

Jerry Burns was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1966 to 1991, finishing his career as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings. Over his twenty-six years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 231-150-3. He was the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings from 1986 until the 1991 season, during which time the Vikings went 52-43-0. During his career he was a head coach for six seasons.

During his time as head coach and offensive coordinator he coached five players to award-winning seasons. As the head coach for the Vikings Keith Millard won AP Defensive Player of the Year and Tommy Kramer won Comeback Player of the Year. As the offensive coordinator for the Vikings Fran Tarkenton won AP Offensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player, Sammy White won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, and Chuck Foreman won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1991 Head Coach 8-8-0 0-0
1990 Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1989 Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
1988 Head Coach 11-5-0 1-1
1987 Head Coach 8-7-0 2-1
1986 Head Coach 9-7-0 0-0
1985 Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1984 Offensive Coordinator 3-13-0 0-0
1983 Offensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1982 Offensive Coordinator 5-4-0 1-1
1981 Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1980 Offensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-1
1979 Offensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
1978 Offensive Coordinator 8-7-1 0-1
1977 Offensive Coordinator 9-5-0 1-1
1976 Offensive Coordinator 11-2-1 2-1
1975 Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 0-1
1974 Offensive Coordinator 10-4-0 2-1
1973 Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 2-1
1972 Offensive Coordinator 7-7-0 0-0
1971 Offensive Coordinator 11-3-0 0-1
1970 Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 0-1
1969 Offensive Coordinator 12-2-0 2-1
1968 Offensive Coordinator 8-6-0 0-1
1967 Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 9-4-1 3-0
1966 Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach 12-2-0 2-0

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