Don Coryell Passes Away, But His Genius Lives On

July 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Don Coryell has been a finalist for entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame several times, but never got his deserved respect. Coryell passed away recently, a few months removed from being snubbed by Canton once again.
In his honor, Crazy Canton Cuts would like to once again post his story in hopes it will awaken voters to finally get him inducted. The sad part is, of course, he will never get to see it.
R.I.P. Don
Don Coryell
Head Coach
Saint Louis Cardinals
San Diego Chargers
1973 - 1986
14 Seasons
111 Wins
First Coach With 100 Wins In Pro And College Football
Only Coach To Lead NFL In Passing 6 Straight Years
5 Division Titles

Donald David Coryell played college football at the University of Washington from 1949 to 1951 as a defensive back. He then went into coaching, and became a head coach at Whittier College in 1957, succeeding George Allen, who became a NFL Hall Of Fame ...

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