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.
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.
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
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, one of only six coaches to lead two different teams to the Super Bowl, was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Thursday. Vermeil was this year’s former coach selected by the ...
St. Louis Rams head coach Dick Vermeil is seen on the sidelines with quarterback Kurt Warner (13) during an NFL game against the Tennessee Titans on Oct. 31, 1999, in Nashville. (Allen Kee via AP)
At 85, Vermeil is still in touch -- no, immersed -- with the Rams. On Christmas, his 1999 championship run played a role on the big screen in American Underdog, the new movie based on Warner's career.
Dick Vermeil: One of only seven coaches to lead two franchises to the Super Bowl, Vermeil enjoyed a long, storied career as a professional football coach. Starting his coaching career in high ...
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 ...
Vermeil accepted the three-year deal, which was worth a reported $10 million. He ended up staying five years. The Chiefs endured a 6-10 season in 2001 before going 8-8 the next year.