After Joe Paterno turned down the position, he was selected as the Pittsburgh Steelers head coach and stayed in the position for twenty-three seasons.
He won All-State honors as a high school running back and tackle.
He became the first NFL head coach to win four Super Bowls.
He was married to Marianne Noll and he had a son named Chris.
Terry Bradshaw was his quarterback during each of his four head coaching Super Bowl victories.