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Weeb Ewbank Biography

Growing Up, The Early Years, Coached In Memorable Games, Chronology, Awards And AccomplishmentsSELECTED WRITINGS BY EWBANK:


American football coach

Weeb Ewbank was small in stature, and could often get lost on the sideline among the players he coached. But he had a large heart and was well liked by most everyone he encountered. As head coach with the Baltimore Colts (1954-1962) and then with the New

Weeb Ewbank

York Jets (1963-1973), he would mentor some of the great names in professional football. He also coached the winning team in two of most famous games in NFL history, the 1958 NFL Championships and Super Bowl III. Ewbank spent forty-six years in football and coached at every level. He was the only coach to win championships in both NFL (2 with the Colts) and AFL (with Jets). He died at the age of ninety-one in 1998.


Football Greats, Chalice Press, 1977.

Sketch by Eric Lagergren

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