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Weeb Ewbank


1907 Born May 6 to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ewbank in Fairview area of Richmond, Indiana
1916 Delivered orders for his father in a horse-drawn wagon
1924 Graduated from Morton High School, Richmond
1928 Graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, where he was quarterback
1929-30 Coached football at Van Wert, Ohio
1930 Named head football coach at McGuffey High School, Oxford
1930 Assists with coaching at Miami University (Ohio)
1942-45 Joins Navy and is assistant coach for Paul Brown at Great Lakes Naval Training Center
1946 Becomes backfield coach at Brown University, where quarterback was Joe Paterno
1949 Joins Paul Brown as assistant coach of the Cleveland Browns
1954 Takes head coaching position with Baltimore Colts
1958 Coaches Baltimore in the first sudden-death overtime game in NFL history
1959 "Weeb Ewbank Day" declared in Richmond, Indiana
1962 Fired by Colts owner Carroll Rosenbloom
1963 Named head coach of New York Jets
1973 Retires from coaching
1974 Inducted into Indiana Football Hall of Fame
1977 Co-authors book Football Greats
1978 Inducted into Professional Football hall of Fame
1998 Dies at age 91 at his Oxford, Ohio home on November 17

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