|Born||January 2, 1930|
|Died||May 24, 1985 55) (aged|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1965–1968||Arizona State–Flagstaff / Northern Arizona|
|1976–1982||Seattle Seahawks (RB)|
|1983–1984||Buffalo Bills (RB)|
|Head coaching record|
Andrew MacDonald (January 2, 1930 – May 24, 1985)was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Northern Arizona University (NAU) from 1965 to 1968, compiling a record of 22–17–1. MacDonald also was an assistant coach for the Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Central Michigan University (CMU), where he was a Little All-American at quarterback.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, the team with possession of the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with the ball or passing it, while the defense, the team without possession of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs or plays; if they fail, they turn over the football to the defense, but if they succeed, they are given a new set of four downs to continue the drive. Points are scored primarily by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.
Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a public research university with its main campus in Flagstaff, Arizona. Governed by the Arizona Board of Regents and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, the university offers 158 baccalaureate and graduate degree programs. The university's oldest branch campus, and the largest, is NAU Yuma.
The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football franchise based in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) West division. They joined the NFL in 1976 as an expansion team. The Seahawks are coached by Pete Carroll. Since 2002, they have played their home games at CenturyLink Field, located south of downtown Seattle. They previously played home games in the Kingdome (1976–1999) and Husky Stadium.
|Arizona State–Flagstaff / Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (NAIA independent)(1965–1968)|
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