Who Is LA’s Best Football Coach Of All-Time? Vote Below!
Chuck Knox served as the head coach of the LA Rams from 1973-1977 and again from 1992-1994. Known as “Ground Chuck” for his commitment to a strong running game, Knox led the Rams to five straight NFC West titles during his first stint with the team. His hard-nosed coaching style and emphasis on fundamentals helped the Rams become a perennial playoff contender during his tenure.
Don Coryell, also known as “Air Coryell,” coached the Chargers from 1978-1986. Coryell is widely regarded as an offensive innovator, revolutionizing the passing game in the NFL. Under his guidance, the Chargers won three AFC West titles and reached the playoffs four times. Coryell’s impact on the game is still felt today, and he is considered one of the most influential coaches in NFL history.
John Robinson coached the USC Trojans from 1976-1982 and again from 1993-1997. Under Robinson, the Trojans won three Rose Bowls and a national championship in 1978. Robinson was known for his ability to recruit top talent and develop players for the NFL. His tenure at USC is considered one of the most successful in the program’s storied history.
Terry Donahue, the winningest coach in UCLA and Pac-12 history, coached the Bruins from 1976-1995. Donahue led the team to a record of 151-74-8, securing five Pac-10 championships and three Rose Bowl victories. His consistent success and ability to develop NFL talent make him the most revered coach in UCLA football history.