San Francisco 49ers coach who took over a floundering team and led them to three division titles and two conference championships.
Due to injuries in his rookie season with the Cowboys, he was made into a player-coach by Tom Landry.
After the 49ers, he turned around another perennial losing team, the New Orleans Saints.
He and his wife Ann had a son named Mike who became coach with the 49ers.
His son and Jacksonville coach Jack Del Rio wore a business suit on the sidelines to honor Dick Nolan's memory.