Hugh Devore

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
8 37-63-6 37.74% 0-2 0.00%

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Gene Ronzani


Career Summary

Hugh Devore was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1953 to 1970, finishing his career as the linebackers coach of the Houston Oilers. Over his eight years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 37-63-6. He was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles from 1956 until the 1957 season, during which time the Eagles went 7-16-1. During his career he was a head coach for two seasons.

Hugh Devore Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Devore served as an assistant coach for Gene Ronzani and Wally Lemm. Five of these years were spent on Lemm's coaching staff.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1970 Houston Oilers Linebackers Coach 3-10-1 0-0
1969 Houston Oilers Linebackers Coach 6-6-2 0-1
1968 Houston Oilers General Coaching 7-7-0 0-0
1967 Houston Oilers Wide Receivers Coach 9-4-1 0-1
1966 Houston Oilers Wide Receivers Coach 3-11-0 0-0
1957 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 4-8-0 0-0
1956 Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach 3-8-1 0-0
1953 Green Bay Packers Ends Coach 0-2-0 0-0
1953 Green Bay Packers Co-Head Coach / Ends Coach 2-7-1 0-0

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