Wayne Fontes

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Birthday
2, 1940
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1940 (age 79)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

He was the head coach for the Detroit Lions for eight years. He set a franchise record for career wins with 67.

Before Fame

He played in the AFL, then returned to school after an injury sidelined him.

Trivia

Although his Lions were good enough to make the playoffs most years he coached, they got knocked out of the playoffs early.

Family Life

His father was a first-generation immigrant from the Portuguese colony of Cape Verde.

Associated With

He was a close friend of Jon Gruden's son Jim.