Don Coryell Lincoln High School 1943 Football, Tennis
SPS High School Athletic Hall of Fame • Seattle WA
High School Played tennis for the Lynx Named All-City football honorable mention as quarterback College Lettered as defensive back for the University of Washington Professional San Diego State University head coach for 12 years Coached 14 seasons in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers and St. Louis Cardinals Other Innovator of modern passing game used in football today – often nicknamed “Air Coryell” or “Coryell offense” Earned 1974 NFL Coach of the Year and 1979 AFC Coach of the Year honors First coach to win 100 games in college and professional football Inducted into the College Football and Chargers Halls of Fame Finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame
Dopn Coryell Don Coryell in high school