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Encyclopedia > Paul Wiggin

Paul Wiggin is a former football player and coach who currently serves as the senior consultant for pro personnel with the Minnesota Vikings. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Fight song Skol, Vikings Mascot Ragnar and Vikadontis Rex Local radio Flagship stations: KFAN (1130 AM) Announcers: Paul Allen, Greg Coleman, and...


After graduating from Stanford University in 1956, he spent his entire 11-year playing career as a defensive end with the Cleveland Browns until his retirement following the 1967 NFL season. Twice earning Pro Bowl honors, Wiggin was a key member of the team's offensive line when it won the 1964 National Football League title with a 27-0 shutout of the Baltimore Colts. The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a privately-funded American university in Stanford, California. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... City Cleveland, Ohio Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel Owner Randy Lerner Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot CB, Chomps, TD, and Trapper Local radio Flagship stations: WMMS (100. ... The 1967 NFL season was the 48th regular season of the National Football League. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... City Indianapolis, Indiana Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Royal Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy Owner Jim Irsay Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Spike and Spirit Local radio Flagship stations: WFBQ (94. ...


He was named an assistant coach with the San Francisco 49ers on February 14, 1968, spending the next seven seasons with the team until being hired as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs on January 23, 1975. After compiling an 11-24 mark in less than three seasons, Wiggin was fired following a 44-7 loss against his old team, the Browns, on October 30, 1977. City San Francisco, California Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Cardinal Red, Metallic Gold and Black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager Scot McCloughan Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Sourdough Sam Local radio Flagship stations: KNBR (680 AM & 1050 AM) and KSAN (107. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... City Kansas City, Missouri Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Red, Gold, and White Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner Lamar Hunt Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot K.C. Wolf Local radio Flagship stations: 101. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...


After Dick Nolan was named as head coach of the New Orleans Saints in 1978, he once again hired Wiggin as the team's defensive coordinator. Spending two years in the position, Wiggin then was hired as head coach at his alma mater, Stanford, on February 1, 1980. Dick Nolan (Richard Francis Nolan) (February 4, 1939 – living), singer, songwriter and guitarist was born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. ... City New Orleans, Louisiana Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Gumbo Local radio Flagship stations: WWL (870 AM)-English and WFNO (830 AM)-Spanish Announcers: Jim Henderson, Hokie Gajan, Kenny Wilkerson, and Larry Matson (English... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


Despite the presence of quarterback John Elway on the team during his first three years, Wiggin was unable to lead the Cardinal to a bowl game during his tenure and was dismissed following the 1983 season with a 17-27 record over four years. Wiggin's efforts to reach a bowl game had come agonizingly close in 1982, when his team fell victim to what simply became known as The Play on November 20. In an incredible finish against the University of California, the school's arch-rival, Cal lateraled five times in the closing seconds to score the winning touchdown. John Albert Elway (born June 28, 1960) is a former American football quarterback in the NFL for the Denver Broncos from 1983 through 1998. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... One of college footballs most enduring (and controversial) moments came during the final seconds of the 85th meeting of the Stanford Cardinal against the California Golden Bears. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The University of California (UC) is a public university system in the state of California. ...

Preceded by:
Hank Stram
Kansas City Chiefs Head Coaches
1975–1977
Succeeded by:
Tom Bettis

 
 

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