John McKay

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Birthday
5, 1923
Birthplace
Everettville, WV
DEATH DATE
Jun 10, 2001 (77)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1923
Birthplace
Everettville, WV
DEATH DATE
Jun 10, 2001 (77)

About

American football coach best known for his work with the University of Southern California football team, who he coached from 1960 to 1975.

Before Fame

After his widowed mother became sick, he dropped out of college to work as an electrician's assistant in a coal mine.

Trivia

He went on to coach at the NFL level, working with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Family Life

He married Corky Hunter in 1951.

Associated With

He coached O.J. Simpson to a Heisman Trophy at USC.