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Jerry Burns

Jerome Monahan Burns

Born: January 24, 1927 in Detroit, MI
College: Michigan   (school history)

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1986 59 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2
1987 60 Minnesota Vikings NFL 15 8 7 0 .533 3 2 1 .667 2
1988 61 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 2 1 1 .500 2
1989 62 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 1
1990 63 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 5
1991 64 Minnesota Vikings NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
24 yrs 95 52 43 0 .547 6 3 3 .500 2.1 Avg Finish

Games over .500: 9
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 1

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1968 MIN 16 6 5 6 9 14 8 4 2 6 4 11 7 16 15 14 4 10 5 6 7 8 11 3 13 2 1 3 5 12 7
1969 MIN 16 1 3 1 2 10 1 4 2 4 5 13 5 13 12 2 6 8 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 7 10 1 1 1 1
1970 MIN 26 1 4 1 1 19 3 11 3 14 3 24 19 19 14 19 7 8 1 1 1 5 5 1 5 5 10 1 1 2 1
1971 MIN 26 1 4 4 14 23 18 7 11 17 9 22 4 19 25 25 11 23 2 1 3 11 6 1 8 6 21 3 3 3 1
1972 MIN 26 13 6 10 7 12 12 11 15 20 18 22 22 3 4 7 6 8 5 11 4 13 16 13 20 14 9 1 7 2 5
1973 MIN 26 1 5 5 8 7 9 2 6 6 10 9 16 22 14 9 1 5 12 2 9 4 11 1 23 16 22 12 2 5 7
1974 MIN 26 4 3 4 5 3 5 3 10 15 6 15 2 4 2 2 4 3 10 3 12 5 5 8 9 19 18 18 1 8 15
1975 MIN 26 1 2 2 1 5 3 3 7 10 8 20 5 4 3 3 4 10 1 3 6 1 1 2 14 17 5 1 7 3 1
1976 MIN 28 2 12 5 3 6 9 4 11 18 6 23 18 2 4 9 1 7 6 2 15 8 17 13 21 22 3 1 1 12 2
1977 MIN 28 7 28 14 7 14 16 23 13 21 21 21 27 3 6 4 20 11 11 13 23 20 21 10 21 16 4 3 18 21 4
1978 MIN 28 13 24 13 15 17 12 26 28 28 25 28 10 1 2 3 27 19 14 20 8 11 10 21 12 3 19 19 9 13 15
1979 MIN 28 18 21 22 21 19 24 20 23 23 28 24 13 2 12 7 20 22 18 17 22 24 26 25 22 26 5 11 4 13 17
1980 MIN 28 11 3 14 20 11 15 1 26 27 18 22 1 3 3 13 10 11 26 11 13 17 25 14 27 13 16 24 20 11 22
1981 MIN 28 17 25 18 10 6 13 26 28 28 28 20 22 1 2 4 26 19 17 21 19 20 15 12 9 10 8 18 23 24 23
1982 MIN 28 10 7 16 15 14 13 5 23 22 17 15 2 3 5 6 13 16 19 20 17 9 14 12 19 14 20 19 13 14 13
1983 MIN 28 13 2 20 21 20 18 5 21 20 10 21 2 7 13 23 11 26 19 17 4 26 25 18 26 3 6 6 18 9 5
1984 MIN 28 26 26 28 28 25 24 22 24 18 23 9 14 10 22 20 21 26 28 28 24 24 27 24 27 7 7 26 28 28 28
1985 MIN 28 16 18 16 20 16 14 25 28 27 9 23 14 4 7 11 26 12 16 17 5 23 22 14 14 3 9 15 12 12 20
1986 MIN 28 13 4 4 4 4 4 5 19 16 15 17 11 15 5 2 4 3 11 5 7 14 13 4 10 8 10 13 5 7 19
1987 MIN 28 10 12 12 14 15 13 9 14 11 1 7 2 22 20 15 22 18 10 16 11 7 11 8 16 24 20 16 17 4 10
1988 MIN 28 4 1 1 1 7 4 6 12 20 5 22 4 13 4 15 10 5 1 2 1 4 5 5 6 7 8 2 1 1 1
1989 MIN 28 6 15 10 3 14 11 12 8 7 18 11 10 16 17 18 12 15 1 6 15 14 11 15 4 4 9 1 9 19 1
1990 MIN 28 17 18 13 12 12 9 23 15 15 21 11 7 11 11 5 26 18 13 16 9 23 21 12 17 20 3 3 11 5 11
1991 MIN 28 14 9 16 12 10 13 8 9 4 4 2 3 22 21 14 11 20 14 16 20 18 20 21 17 21 12 13 7 14 14
24 yrs %tile 69 64 65 65 55 62 63 50 43 56 39 66 65 64 64 57 53 64 65 64 56 51 64 48 59 64 69 70 66 66

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1968 41 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1969 42 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1970 43 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1971 44 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1972 45 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1973 46 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1974 47 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1975 48 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1976 49 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1977 50 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1978 51 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1979 52 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1980 53 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1981 54 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1982 55 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1983 56 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1984 57 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1985 58 NFL Minnesota Vikings Offensive Coordinator
1986 59 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1987 60 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1988 61 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1989 62 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1990 63 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach
1991 64 NFL Minnesota Vikings Head Coach

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Bud Grant Offensive Coordinator
Les Steckel Offensive Coordinator