Leon McLaughlin

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Leon McLaughlin
Leon McLaughlin - 1954 Bowman.jpg
McLaughlin on a 1954 Bowman football card
No. 50
Position: Center
Personal information
Born:(1925-05-30)May 30, 1925
San Diego, California
Died:October 27, 2014(2014-10-27) (aged 89)
Career information
High school: Santa Monica
(Santa Monica, California)
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1947  / Round: 21 / Pick: 193
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards

Leon Clifford McLaughlin (May 30, 1925 – October 27, 2014) was an American football player and coach. [1] He played professionally as a center for five seasons with the Los Angeles Rams of National Football League (NFL). After his playing career he served as assistant coach for several NFL teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (1966–68), Los Angeles Rams (1971–72), Detroit Lions (1973–74), Green Bay Packers (1975–76), New England Patriots (1977), and St. Louis / Phoenix Cardinals (1978–89). McLaughlin was the head football coach at San Fernando Valley State College—now known as California State University, Northridge—from 1969 to 1970. [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Contents

Head coaching record

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs
Valley State Matadors (California Collegiate Athletic Association)(1969–1970)}
1969 Valley State 4–51–12nd
1970 Valley State 4–61–23rd
Plymouth State:8–112–3
Total:8–11

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References

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  3. "Leon McLaughlin to Receive Bruin Football Trophy". Los Angeles Times. December 14, 1949.
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