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Hunk Anderson

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
6 43-19-2 68.75% 2-1 66.67%

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Biography

Hunk Anderson was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1939 until 1945, finishing his career with the Chicago Bears as their head coach. Over his six years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 43-19-2. During his career he was the head coach of the Chicago Bears from 1942 until the 1945 season. The Bears went 29-11-2 during their four seasons with Anderson as head coach. Throughout Anderson's coaching career his teams led the league in victories two times, most recently in 1943.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1945 Chicago Bears Head Coach 3-7-0 0-0
1944 Chicago Bears Head Coach 6-3-1 0-0
1943 Chicago Bears Head Coach 9-1-1 1-0
1942 Chicago Bears Head Coach 11-0-0 0-1
1940 Chicago Bears Line Coach 8-3-0 1-0
1939 Detroit Lions Line Coach 6-5-0 0-0

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Fun Facts

  • Hunk Anderson was the first to utilize Man-Zone hybrid defenses.
  • Hunk Anderson fathered the term "blitzing" and made it a popular defensive idea.
  • Hunk Anderson used so much profanity that when he was head coach of Notre Dame, the priests would wear earmuffs to practices.