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Sid Gillman, a member of the College and National Football League hall of fame shrines, was the architect of one of the top eras of Cincinnati football history. He directed the Bearcats to three conference titles and a pair of bowl game appearances during his six seasons (1949–54) before leaving for the professional ranks.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cincinnati_Bearcats_football
Sid Gillman, a member of the College and National Football League hall of fame shrines, was the architect of one of the top eras of Cincinnati football history. He directed the Bearcats to three conference titles and a pair of bowl game appearances during his six seasons (1949–54) before leaving for the professional ranks.
SID GILLMAN Gillman, Sidney Height: 5-10 Weight: 175 Born: October 26, 1911 Minneapolis, MN Died: January 3, 2003 Los Angeles, CA High School: North (Minneapolis, MN)
Sidney Gillman (October 26, 1911 – January 3, 2003) was an American football player, coach and executive. Gillman's insistence on stretching the football field by throwing deep downfield passes, instead of short passes to running backs or wide receivers at the sides of the line of scrimmage, was instrumental in making football into the modern ...
1963 San Diego Chargers season Owner Barron Hilton General manager Sid Gillman Head coach Sid Gillman Home field Balboa Stadium Results Record 11–3 Division place 1st Western Division Playoff finish Won AFL Championship (vs. Patriots) 51–10 All-AFL 11 FL Lance Alworth (1st team) S/K George Blair (2nd team) DE Earl Faison (1st team) CB Dick Harris (2nd team) TE Dave Kocourek (2nd team) RB ...
The San Diego Chargers, under head coach Sid Gillman, won a decisive 51–10 victory over the Boston Patriots for the 1963 AFL Championship. Confident that his team was capable of beating that season's NFL champion Chicago Bears (he had the Chargers' rings inscribed with the phrase "World Champions"), Gillman approached NFL Commissioner Pete ...
Head Coach Sid Gillman led the Chargers to their fifth AFL West title with a 9–2–3 record, before losing the AFL Championship Game to the Buffalo Bills for the second consecutive season. It would prove to be the Chargers' last post-season appearance until 1979.
Sid Gillman: Head coach: Sid Gillman: Home field: Balboa Stadium: Results; Record: 12–2: Division place: 1st Western Division: Playoff finish: Lost AFL Championship (vs. Oilers) 3–10: All-AFL
He had won 13 games in 47 starts. Fouts had demanded a trade, taken the team to arbitration, lost, then threatened to retire at 26. But Fouts knew that Coryell was a disciple of Sid Gillman, father of the forward pass, and that Coryell’s San Diego State teams used to outdraw the Chargers in their own stadium. Suddenly, there was hope.
A standout athlete for the Big Blue in football, basketball and track, he was the top-scoring high school football player in the country in 1929 with a total of 205 points. He earned three letters in football and one in baseball at Miami.
The Chargers, on the credit side, have more than adequate money and a seasoned pro coach—although last year not a successful one—in the Los Angeles Rams' ex-mentor, Sid Gillman. Wismer's New York Titans face a tough fight trying to wean fans away from the rabid and numerous following of the New York Giants.