Richard Albert Vermeil ( / vərˈmiːl /; born October 30, 1936) is a former American football coach who served as a head coach in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons. He was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles for seven seasons, the St. Louis Rams for three, and the Kansas City Chiefs for five.
Dick Vermeil was head coach of three National Football League franchises over 15 seasons. He mastered the three-year turnaround, leading the Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs to the postseason after years – nearly two decades for the Eagles – on the outside looking in.
Dick Vermeil. Richard Albert Vermeil Born: October 30, 1936 in Calistoga, CA. College: San Jose St. (College Stats) College Coaching: View Records. Hall of Fame: Inducted as Coach in 2022 . As Exec: 3 Yrs (Full Record) More bio, uniform, draft, salary info
Vermeil got his first NFL head coaching job with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1976, just after leading UCLA to a Rose Bowl victory over Ohio State.
Feb 10, 2022 at 10:09 PM. Dave Spadaro. Dick Vermeil. Through a long and enormously successful head coaching career in the NFL that spanned 15 seasons with three teams including the Eagles from 1976-82, Dick Vermeil exhibited compassion, drive, understanding, and a creative football mind that netted him some of the game's greatest gifts – a Super Bowl appearance with Philadelphia in the 1980 season, a Super Bowl victory with the St. Louis Rams in the 1999 season, and a 2003 AFC West title ...
D. Vermeil is the coach finalist selected by the Senior Committee for consideration for the Hall’s Class of 2022. After coaching at UCLA for two years, Vermeil took over as head coach of the Eagles in 1976. The Eagles were coming off nine straight non-winning seasons and a stretch of one winning record in 14 seasons.
Few of us are bestowed a title for life. Dick Vermeil—or simply “coach,” as most people address him these days—has earned that honor. Vermeil spent 19 seasons in the NFL, 15 of those as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs. He guided the Philadelphia Eagles to the Super Bowl in 1980, and won the Lombardi trophy with the Rams in 1999, making him one of only four coaches in history to take two different teams to the big game.