Coach of the NFL's Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills who also played for the Rams.
He led his high school football team to its first undefeated season in school history.
He was NFL Coach of the Year in 1973, 1980, and 1984, finishing his career with a record in victories.
His parents were first-generation immigrants: His father from Ireland, his mother from Scotland.
He recruited future Hall of Famer Joe Namath to the New York Jets.