Bud Grant

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Birthday
20, 1927
Birthplace
Superior, WI
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1927 (age 91)
Birthplace
Superior, WI

About

Former head coach of the Minnesota Vikings who spent 18 years with the team.

Before Fame

He almost signed onto the Philadelphia Eagles in 1950, but turned the offer down to play with the Minneapolis Lakers in the NBA. He won two titles in the following two seasons.

Trivia

Under his leadership the Vikings won the NFC Central Division 10 times in 11 seasons from 1968 through 1978.

Family Life

His son Mike Grant began coaching the Eden Prairie High School team in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, in 1992.

Associated With

Like Warren Moon, Grant is an inductee of both the American and Canadian Pro Football Halls of Fame.