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John Madden


1936 Born April 10, in Austin, Minnesota
1942 Moves with family to Daly City, California
1957-58 Plays offensive and defensive tackle for California Polytechnic College
1958 Is drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 21st round
1958-59 Plays professional football with the Eagles
1959 Earns B.A. from California Polytechnic College; playing career ends with knee injury at Philadelphia Eagles training camp
1961 Earns M.A. from California Polytechnic College
1962-64 Becomes head coach at Allan Hancock Junior College
1964-66 Works as defensive coordinator at San Diego State
1967 Becomes linebackers coach for the American Football League's Oakland Raiders
1969 Becomes head coach for the Raiders
1979 Retires as head coach for Raiders; signs with CBS to be football analyst for football broadcasts; stops flying in November
1994 Signs with Fox network as analyst/color commentator for football broadcasts
2002 Signs with ABC (American Broadcasting Companies) to do Monday Night Football

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