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Joe Collier

Cumulative stats (All positions)

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
31 234-205-13 53.21% 8-9 47.06%

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Biography

Joe Collier was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1960 until 1992, finishing his career with the New England Patriots as their defensive coordinator. Over his thirty-one years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative record of 234-205-13. He was the head coach of the Buffalo Bills from 1966 until the 1968 season, during which time the Bills went 14-26-2. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons.

During the 1978 season as the defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos he coached Randy Gradishar to the AP Defensive Player of the Year.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1992 Defensive Coordinator 2-14-0 0-0
1991 Defensive Coordinator 6-10-0 0-0
1988 Assistant Head Coach / Defense 8-8-0 0-0
1987 Assistant Head Coach / Defense 10-4-1 2-1
1986 Assistant Head Coach / Defense 11-5-0 2-1
1985 Assistant Head Coach / Defense 11-5-0 0-0
1984 Assistant Head Coach / Defense 13-3-0 0-1
1983 Assistant Head Coach / Defense 9-7-0 0-1
1982 Assistant Head Coach / Defense 2-7-0 0-0
1981 Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-0
1980 Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
1979 Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
1978 Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
1977 Defensive Coordinator 12-2-0 2-1
1976 Defensive Coordinator 9-5-0 0-0
1975 Defensive Coordinator 6-8-0 0-0
1974 Defensive Coordinator 7-6-1 0-0
1973 Defensive Coordinator 7-5-2 0-0
1972 Defensive Coordinator 5-9-0 0-0
1971 Defensive Backfield Coach 4-9-1 0-0
1970 Defensive Backfield Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1969 Defensive Backfield Coach 5-8-1 0-0
1968 Head Coach 1-12-1 0-0
1967 Head Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1966 Head Coach 9-4-1 0-1
1965 Defensive Backfield Coach 10-3-1 1-0
1964 Defensive Backfield Coach 12-2-0 1-0
1963 Defensive Backfield Coach 7-6-1 0-1
1962 Defensive Backfield Coach 7-6-1 0-0
1961 Defensive Backfield Coach 9-4-1 0-0
1960 Defensive Backfield Coach 5-9-0 0-0

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