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Lou Holtz

Lou Holtz (Pro football.  Born, Follansbee, WV, Jan. 6, 1937.)  One of the most successful college football coaches of his time, Louis L. Holtz spent slightly less than one ill-fated season as Jets head coach.  Holtz led North Carolina State to a 31-11-2 record in four seasons before being hired as Jets coach Feb. 10, […]

Walt Michaels

Walt Michaels (Pro football. Born, Swoyersville, PA, Oct. 16, 1929.) For 17 seasons from 1963 through 1982, Walter Michaels was a coach with the Jets. Michaels was hired by Weeb Ewbank as an assistant and served 10 seasons (1963-72). After a brief hiatus with Philadelphia (1973-75), he returned as an assistant under Lou Holtz. When Holtz […]

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