Al Davis

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
7 52-41-3 55.73% 0-2 0.00%

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Parents:

Sid Gillman

Children:

John Rauch


Biography

Career Summary

Al Davis was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1954 to 1965, finishing his career as the head coach of the Oakland Raiders. Over his seven years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 52-41-3. He was the head coach of the Oakland Raiders from 1963 until the 1965 season, during which time the Raiders went 23-16-3. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons. Davis was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992. Davis was one of the most influential owners in football history. In addition to his years as a coach and owner of the Raiders, he also served as the commissioner for the AFL before the merger with the NFL. Davis continued to own and run the Raiders until his death in 2011 due to heart failure.

Al Davis Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Davis served as an assistant coach for Sid Gillman. He spent three years as an assistant coach to Sid Gillman, finishing as the wide receivers coach in 1962. One assistant coach from his coaching staffs, John Rauch, was eventually hired as a head coach. After coaching on Al Davis's coaching staff, he was the head coach of the Oakland Raiders and Buffalo Bills for five seasons where he combined for a regular season record of 40-28-2 and 2-2 in the playoffs. His also coached the 1967 Raiders to the Super Bowl.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
1965 Oakland Raiders Head Coach 8-5-1 0-0
1964 Oakland Raiders Head Coach 5-7-2 0-0
1963 Oakland Raiders Head Coach 10-4-0 0-0
1962 San Diego Chargers Wide Receivers Coach 4-10-0 0-0
1961 San Diego Chargers Wide Receivers Coach 12-2-0 0-1
1960 Los Angeles Chargers Wide Receivers Coach 10-4-0 0-1
1959 USC Trojans Offensive Line Coach 8-2-0
1958 USC Trojans Offensive Line Coach 4-5-1
1957 USC Trojans Offensive Line Coach 1-9-0
1956 The Citadel Bulldogs Offensive Line Coach 3-5-1
1955 The Citadel Bulldogs Offensive Line Coach 5-4-0
1954 Baltimore Colts Scout 3-9-0 0-0
1953 Fort Belvoir Engineers Head Coach 8-2-1

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