Don Shula Biography

Coach (1930–)
Don Shula was the head coach of the NFL's Miami Dolphins from 1970 to 1995, leading the team to two Super Bowl championships and an undefeated season.


After coaching collegiate football, Don Shula became head coach of the Baltimore Colts in 1963, leading the team to a 71-23-4 record and an appearance in Super Bowl III. Moving to the Miami Dolphins before the 1970 season, he became the first NFL coach to win 100 games in 10 seasons. In 1972–73, the Dolphins became the first and only team to go undefeated through an entire season and the playoffs, culminating in a Super Bowl victory. The Dolphins won it all again the following year, and twice reached the Super Bowl again before Shula retired after the 1995 season with an NFL-record 328 wins.

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