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Don Coryell was the youngest of four children, all boys, born to Julia and George Coryell in Seattle, Washington. Don initially had no middle name, but adopted David at his mother's suggestion, as the biblical story of David and Goliath was his favorite as a child. Coryell graduated from Lincoln High School in 1943, while World War II was in process, and immediately enlisted in the United States Army.
Innovative offensive coach Don Coryell, who helped usher in the modern passing game to the NFL, was picked as a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2023.
Don Coryell, one of the most revolutionary offensive coaches in NFL history, was announced on Wednesday as a coach/contributor finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2023.
Don Coryell, the innovative coach whose Air Coryell offense produced some of the most dynamic passing attacks in NFL history, has died. He was 85.
Don Coryell, one of the best offensive innovators in NFL history, has been named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Coryell was chosen among 12 semifinalists in the coach/contributor ...
Coryell must join him in making the move because citing his impact on the game – how he changed offensive and defensive schemes – isn’t resonating with voters who focus on wins and losses.
Don Coryell was named the Director of Athletics at Texas State on September 1, 2021, and he is in his 19th year overall with the athletic department. A former student-athlete with an administrative career in external affairs, Coryell oversees all aspects of Texas State Athletics, including its 16 varsity sports, 350+ student-athletes and 100+ person staff.
Don Coryell never won a Super Bowl and is not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but his innovative approach will show up in every game this upcoming season. Next Up In NFL The art of the forced...
Donald David Coryell. Born: October 17 in Seattle, WA. Died: July 1 , 2010 in La Mesa, CA. College: Washington. 1974 AP Coach/Year. 2x PFWA Coach/Year. 1974 SN Coach/Year. 1974 UPI Coach/Year. Coaches Main Page.
Don Coryell was born on October 17, 1924 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He was previously married to Aliisa Gronroos. He died on July 1, 2010 in La Mesa, California, USA.