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Chan Gailey

Thomas Chandler Gailey

Born: January 5, 1952 in Gainesville, GA
College: Florida   (school history)    (Gailey college stats)

Coaching Results

Challenges
Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Num Won Notes
1998 46 Dallas Cowboys NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 1
1999 47 Dallas Cowboys NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 1 0 1 .000 2 2 0
2010 58 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 4 12 0 .250 4 7 4
2011 59 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 4 5 2
2012 60 Buffalo Bills NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 4 3 0
5 yrs 80 34 46 0 .425 2 0 2 .000 3.0 17 6
3 yrs BUF 48 16 32 0 .333 0 0 0 4.0 15 6
2 yrs DAL 32 18 14 0 .563 2 0 2 .000 1.5 2 0

Games over .500: -12
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
1989 DEN 28 3 3 2 7 15 8 9 3 6 10 18 5 22 23 12 15 16 3 1 2 6 6 7 7 2 11 3 1 9 3
1990 DEN 28 23 24 19 16 8 16 13 12 14 4 13 10 9 7 21 13 16 20 23 25 17 17 20 19 13 13 21 19 26 23
1996 PIT 30 6 7 6 5 15 11 21 2 2 3 6 20 30 27 24 17 13 2 4 2 5 3 5 2 2 21 5 6 4 2
1997 PIT 30 5 14 8 5 6 7 23 1 1 3 8 19 26 23 9 22 7 6 11 4 3 1 1 1 10 24 18 22 6 12
1998 DAL 30 8 3 6 11 8 9 1 6 8 2 14 5 26 9 20 1 5 18 3 19 8 12 10 17 13 24 22 11 19 21
1999 DAL 31 12 6 5 9 16 11 5 6 6 5 8 8 26 24 17 2 16 9 5 10 13 6 2 4 25 16 13 7 6 15
2000 MIA 31 5 5 8 20 26 16 9 8 14 7 23 2 31 27 24 18 16 6 3 4 10 14 6 18 13 14 5 5 1 4
2001 MIA 31 6 26 9 12 21 8 27 8 23 9 29 30 29 19 12 18 4 5 11 16 17 17 7 14 20 3 1 19 14 10
2008 KAN 32 30 8 29 27 24 26 13 29 16 28 4 6 9 20 8 21 26 31 29 9 29 30 29 31 2 18 28 18 17 28
2010 BUF 32 29 32 30 27 25 28 31 25 18 32 13 32 19 24 17 25 29 24 28 25 32 32 27 32 13 2 3 26 28 19
2011 BUF 32 23 13 22 19 14 14 25 27 13 16 5 1 10 15 10 31 15 26 30 5 24 28 30 27 7 8 19 29 6 26
2012 BUF 32 23 27 25 22 19 21 28 13 6 13 4 29 23 25 13 22 20 22 26 23 25 31 32 30 20 11 10 17 20 14
5 yrs %tile 43 52 48 48 51 51 47 55 71 61 75 56 37 42 54 52 50 40 45 51 39 34 40 34 53 64 60 46 53 43
3 yrs BUF 25 28 23 32 43 38 16 35 65 40 80 39 49 36 61 22 36 28 16 48 19 8 10 10 61 81 70 28 47 42
2 yrs DAL 71 89 85 70 64 71 94 84 80 92 67 82 18 50 43 98 69 59 90 55 69 74 83 68 41 37 46 74 62 44

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1974 22 College Florida Graduate Assistant
1975 23 College Florida Graduate Assistant
1976 24 College Troy State Defensive Backs
1977 25 College Troy State Defensive Backs
1978 26 College Troy State Defensive Backs
1979 27 College Air Force Defensive Backs
1980 28 College Air Force Defensive Backs
1981 29 College Air Force Defensive Coordinator
1982 30 College Air Force Defensive Coordinator
1983 31 College Troy State Head Coach
1984 32 College Troy State Head Coach
1985 33 NFL Denver Broncos Special Teams/Tight Ends
1986 34 NFL Denver Broncos Special Teams/Tight Ends
1987 35 NFL Denver Broncos Tight Ends/Receivers
1988 36 NFL Denver Broncos Quarterbacks
1989 37 NFL Denver Broncos Offensive Coordinator/Receivers
1990 38 NFL Denver Broncos Offensive Coordinator/Receivers
1991 39 World League Birmingham Fire Head Coach
1992 40 World League Birmingham Fire Head Coach
1993 41 College Samford Head Coach
1994 42 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receivers
1995 43 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receivers
1996 44 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
1997 45 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
1998 46 NFL Dallas Cowboys Head Coach
1999 47 NFL Dallas Cowboys Head Coach
2000 48 NFL Miami Dolphins Offensive Coordinator
2001 49 NFL Miami Dolphins Offensive Coordinator
2002 50 College Georgia Tech Head Coach
2003 51 College Georgia Tech Head Coach
2004 52 College Georgia Tech Head Coach
2005 53 College Georgia Tech Head Coach
2006 54 College Georgia Tech Head Coach
2007 55 College Georgia Tech Head Coach
2008 56 NFL Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Coordinator
2010 58 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
2011 59 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach
2012 60 NFL Buffalo Bills Head Coach

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
1999-10-24 3 6 3-6 WAS 20 U Troy Aikman pass complete to Mike Lucky for 5 yards (tackle by Shawn Barber).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2000-01-02 3 6 3-6 DAL 44 U Kerry Collins pass complete to Ike Hilliard for 6 yards (tackle by Charlie Williams).
DAL challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999Challenges: 2 Overturned: 0 Upheld: 2
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2010-09-12 3 29 3-29 BUF 30 O Trent Edwards pass incomplete intended for David Nelson is intercepted by Chris Clemons at BUF-44 and returned for 17 yards (tackle by Eric Wood).
BUF challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Trent Edwards pass incomplete short middle intended for David Nelson
2010-10-31 3 1 3-1 BUF 26 U Fred Jackson right end for no gain (tackle by Eric Berry and Brandon Flowers).
BUF challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-10-31 2 4 2-4 KAN 14 O Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short right to Lee Evans for 1 yard (tackle by Brandon Flowers). Lee Evans fumbles (forced by Brandon Flowers), recovered by Mike Vrabel at KAN-13 (tackle by Lee Evans).
BUF challenged the loose ball recovery ruling, and the play was overturned: Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short right to Lee Evans for 1 yard (tackle by Brandon Flowers). Lee Evans fumbles (forced by Brandon Flowers), ball out of bounds at KAN-13
2010-11-07 3 10 3-10 CHI 44 U Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short right intended for Roscoe Parrish.
BUF challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-12-05 1 10 1-10 BUF 30 O Ryan Fitzpatrick sacked by Jared Allen for -7 yards. Ryan Fitzpatrick fumbles (forced by Jared Allen), recovered by Antoine Winfield at BUF-21 and returned for 8 yards.
BUF challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete
2010-12-12 3 3 3-3 CLE 27 O Jake Delhomme pass incomplete (defended by Arthur Moats).
BUF challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Jake Delhomme sacked by Arthur Moats for -9 yards. Jake Delhomme fumbles (forced by Arthur Moats), recovered by Bryan Scott at CLE-23
2011-01-02 3 3 3-3 BUF 16 U John Conner left guard for 16 yards, touchdown.
BUF challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010Challenges: 7 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2011-10-02 3 1 3-1 BUF 47 U Ryan Fitzpatrick pass incomplete short middle intended for Steve Johnson (defended by Nate Clements).
BUF challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-10-09 3 11 3-11 BUF 49 O Michael Vick pass complete short right to Jason Avant for 11 yards (tackle by George Wilson).
BUF challenged the first down ruling, and the play was overturned: Michael Vick pass complete short right to Jason Avant for 10 yards (tackle by George Wilson)
2011-11-06 3 4 3-4 NYJ 19 U Ryan Fitzpatrick pass complete short middle to Naaman Roosevelt for 3 yards (tackle by Kyle Wilson).
BUF challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-11-13 DAL 35 U Dan Bailey kicks off 48 yards.
BUF challenged the runner was in bounds ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-12-04 1 10 1-10 OTI 35 O C.J. Spiller left tackle for 30 yards (tackle by Michael Griffin). C.J. Spiller fumbles (forced by Michael Griffin).
BUF challenged the touchback ruling, and the play was overturned: C.J. Spiller left tackle for 35 yards (tackle by Michael Griffin). C.J. Spiller fumbles (forced by Michael Griffin), recovered by C.J. Spiller at TEN-0, touchdown
2011Challenges: 5 Overturned: 2 Upheld: 3
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2012-10-14 3 2 3-2 CRD 41 U Kevin Kolb pass complete short left to Andre Roberts for 2 yards (tackle by Justin Rogers).
BUF challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2012-12-23 1 10 1-10 BUF 36 U Ryan Tannehill pass incomplete short right intended for Lamar Miller (defended by Mario Williams).
BUF challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2012-12-30 1 10 1-10 NYJ 31 U Mark Sanchez pass complete deep left to Jeremy Kerley for 40 yards (tackle by Stephon Gilmore).
BUF challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2012Challenges: 3 Overturned: 0 Upheld: 3
TotalChallenges: 17 Overturned: 6 Upheld: 11

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Bill Cowher Offensive Coordinator, Wide Receivers
Herman Edwards Offensive Coordinator
Dan Reeves Tight Ends/Receivers, Special Teams/Tight Ends, Offensive Coordinator/Receivers, Quarterbacks
Dave Wannstedt Offensive Coordinator