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Lou Saban
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Football Coach
    (October 13, 1921-March 29, 2009)
    Born in Brookfield, Illinois
    Linebacker for the Cleveland Browns (1946-49)
    Head coach for Northwestern University (1955), Western Illinois University (1957-59), Boston Patriots (1960-61), Buffalo Bills (1962-65,1972-76), University of Maryland (1966), Denver Broncos (1967-71), University of Miami (1977-78), Army (1979), University of Central Florida (1983-84), Peru State College (1991), Milwaukee Mustangs (1994), State University of New York at Canton (1995-2000) and Chowan University (2001-02)
    President of the New York Yankees (1981-82)
    Died of complications from a fall
    Cousin of football coach Nick Saban
    He was nicknamed 'Much Traveled Lou,' averaging 1.8 years per job.
    He lasted a mere 19 days as athletic director for the University of Cincinnati, quitting during halftime of an early season game.
    He quit the Bills claiming he was disillusioned with pro football (1965) only to return to the pros two years later.
    He had a short temper.
    He had losing overall records as a coach both in college (94-99-4) and the pros (97-101-7).
    He was a two-time AFL Coach of the Year (1964-65).
    Bills quarterback Jack Kemp said, 'Lou was the finest coach for whom I've ever played.... Overall he combined more talent into his coaching ability than my previous coaches.'
    He was credited with helping O.J. Simpson reach his full potential as a running back.
    His sideline rant to assistant coach Whitey Dovell - 'They're killing me, Whitey, they're just killing me!' - became an NFL Films staple.

Credit: C. Fishel


    In 2018, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 21 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 49 Votes: 51.02% Annoying
 
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