Buddy Ryan

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Birthday
17, 1931
Birthplace
Frederick, OK
Death Date
Jun 28, 2016 (85)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1931
Birthplace
Frederick, OK
Death Date
Jun 28, 2016 (85)

About

Defensive coordinator for the legendary Super Bowl winning 1985 Chicago Bears. He also served as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles from 1986 to 1990 and the Arizona Cardinals from 1994 to 1995.

Before Fame

He was a sergeant during the Korean War.

Trivia

He won Super Bowl III as the Defensive Line Coach for the New York Jets.

Family Life

He had twin sons named Rex and Rob in 1962 with his wife Joanie.

Associated With

During his time with the Bears, he coached such greats as Refrigerator Perry, Walter Payton and Jim McMahon.