Dan Devine

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Birthday
22, 1924
Birthplace
Augusta, WI
Death Date
May 9, 2002 (77)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1924
Birthplace
Augusta, WI
Death Date
May 9, 2002 (77)

About

Football coach won the national championship with Notre Dame and spent four contentious years with the Green Packers.

Before Fame

An outstanding track athlete and quarterback at his Proctor, Wisconsin high school, he became known as The Proctor Flash.

Trivia

He jumped straight into coaching, without playing in the NFL, receiving his first coaching job as an assistant at Michigan State in 1950.

Family Life

In 1980 he announced his retirement from Notre Dame, saying he wanted to spend more time with his wife.

Associated With

At Green Bay, he succeeded Phil Bengtson, the coach who succeeded Vince Lombardi, but did not live up to even the diminished expectations.