Don Coryell

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Birthday
17, 1924
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Jul 1, 2010 (85)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1924
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Jul 1, 2010 (85)

About

Coach of the San Diego Chargers who invented the modern passing offense.

Before Fame

He spent three years as a paratrooper with the U.S. Army, and then earned a Master's degree at the University of Washington.

Trivia

Although the Chargers consistently led the league in passing and set records along the way, they didn't reach the Super Bowl.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Seattle, Washington.

Associated With

The Hall of Fame QB Dan Fouts led Don's "Air Coryell" attacks.