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George Halas

George Stanley Halas (Papa Bear)

Position: E
Height: 6-0    Weight: 182 lbs.

Born: February 2, 1895 in Chicago, IL
Died: October 31, 1983 in Chicago, IL
High School: Crane
College: Illinois   (school history)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1963

Playing Record

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Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1920 25 Decatur Staleys APFA 13 10 1 2 .909 2
1921 26 Chicago Staleys APFA 11 9 1 1 .900 1 NFL Champions
1922 27 Chicago Bears NFL 12 9 3 0 .750 2
1923 28 Chicago Bears NFL 12 9 2 1 .818 2
1924 29 Chicago Bears NFL 11 6 1 4 .857 2
1925 30 Chicago Bears NFL 17 9 5 3 .643 7
1926 31 Chicago Bears NFL 16 12 1 3 .923 2
1927 32 Chicago Bears NFL 14 9 3 2 .750 3
1928 33 Chicago Bears NFL 13 7 5 1 .583 5
1929 34 Chicago Bears NFL 15 4 9 2 .308 9
1933 38 Chicago Bears NFL 13 10 2 1 .833 1 1 0 1.000 1 NFL Champions
1934 39 Chicago Bears NFL 13 13 0 0 1.000 1 0 1 .000 1
1935 40 Chicago Bears NFL 12 6 4 2 .600 3
1936 41 Chicago Bears NFL 12 9 3 0 .750 2
1937 42 Chicago Bears NFL 11 9 1 1 .900 1 0 1 .000 1
1938 43 Chicago Bears NFL 11 6 5 0 .545 3
1939 44 Chicago Bears NFL 11 8 3 0 .727 2
1940 45 Chicago Bears NFL 11 8 3 0 .727 1 1 0 1.000 1 NFL Champions
1941 46 Chicago Bears NFL 11 10 1 0 .909 2 2 0 1.000 1 NFL Champions
1942 47 Chicago Bears NFL 5 5 0 0 1.000 1
1946 51 Chicago Bears NFL 11 8 2 1 .800 1 1 0 1.000 1 NFL Champions
1947 52 Chicago Bears NFL 12 8 4 0 .667 2
1948 53 Chicago Bears NFL 12 10 2 0 .833 2
1949 54 Chicago Bears NFL 12 9 3 0 .750 2
1950 55 Chicago Bears NFL 12 9 3 0 .750 1 0 1 .000 1
1951 56 Chicago Bears NFL 12 7 5 0 .583 4
1952 57 Chicago Bears NFL 12 5 7 0 .417 5
1953 58 Chicago Bears NFL 12 3 8 1 .273 4
1954 59 Chicago Bears NFL 12 8 4 0 .667 2
1955 60 Chicago Bears NFL 12 8 4 0 .667 2
1958 63 Chicago Bears NFL 12 8 4 0 .667 2
1959 64 Chicago Bears NFL 12 8 4 0 .667 2
1960 65 Chicago Bears NFL 12 5 6 1 .455 5
1961 66 Chicago Bears NFL 14 8 6 0 .571 3
1962 67 Chicago Bears NFL 14 9 5 0 .643 3
1963 68 Chicago Bears NFL 14 11 1 2 .917 1 1 0 1.000 1 NFL Champions
1964 69 Chicago Bears NFL 14 5 9 0 .357 6
1965 70 Chicago Bears NFL 14 9 5 0 .643 3
1966 71 Chicago Bears NFL 14 5 7 2 .417 5
1967 72 Chicago Bears NFL 14 7 6 1 .538 2
40 yrs 497 318 148 31 .682 9 6 3 .667 2.7 Avg Finish

Games over .500: 170
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 6
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 10

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
1920 CHI 14 2 1 5 1 1 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1921 CHI 21 1 1 4 1 1 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1922 CHI 18 2 1 3 1 1 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1923 CHI 20 2 1 4 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1924 CHI 19 2 1 3 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1925 CHI 20 7 1 6 1 1 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1926 CHI 22 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1927 CHI 12 3 1 4 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1928 CHI 10 5 1 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1929 CHI 12 9 1 9 1 1 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1933 CHI 10 1 5 3 3 3 4 7 4 3 8 3 1 4 3 2 7 3 3 2 2 8 5 2 3 1 6 2 2 2 1
1934 CHI 11 1 4 1 1 1 1 7 2 1 2 1 1 5 4 1 7 6 3 2 2 3 3 5 4 1 11 9 2 2 2
1935 CHI 9 4 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 2 1 1 3 2 1 3 4 6 4 1 5 6 4 5 3 7 3 5 1 3
1936 CHI 9 2 1 3 4 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 1 6 4 2 3 1 8 1 1 7 6 4 6 6 8 9 1 1 3
1937 CHI 10 1 2 1 4 4 2 2 4 3 6 4 1 9 5 1 2 1 5 1 6 6 1 2 1 3 7 9 3 7 9
1938 CHI 10 5 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 1 5 5 3 3 2 2 4 3 4 5 5 6 3 4 1 4 3 2
1939 CHI 10 4 2 2 1 1 1 5 3 1 1 1 1 6 1 2 5 2 3 5 2 2 1 4 1 1 10 10 3 3 2
1940 CHI 10 2 1 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 10 5 5 2 1 5 4 5 2 2 2 3 7 9 9 9 3 8
1941 CHI 10 1 2 1 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 10 7 1 1 1 1 4 4 1 2 1 1 3 3 10 9 5 1 1
1942 CHI 10 1 3 1 1 1 1 9 2 1 1 1 9 7 2 2 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 10 3 3 1 1
1946 CHI 10 1 2 1 1 2 1 3 2 2 1 4 4 4 3 2 2 1 3 5 2 1 1 3 4 3 7 6 6 1 6
1947 CHI 10 2 10 1 1 1 1 10 6 4 1 2 10 2 2 1 10 1 6 4 3 2 2 1 3 3 10 10 7 3 5
1948 CHI 10 2 3 1 2 5 3 4 1 2 1 3 10 6 7 5 4 7 1 1 3 2 2 3 2 7 7 2 1 2 1
1949 CHI 10 3 7 3 2 1 4 9 4 5 5 7 7 3 1 1 10 1 2 3 4 2 1 2 1 5 6 6 8 5 6
1950 CHI 13 3 10 5 4 3 5 4 2 3 2 10 5 9 7 13 3 5 5 5 12 1 3 7 4 7 9 5 4 13 3
1951 CHI 12 6 3 6 5 2 4 2 2 1 1 4 4 7 5 9 3 5 9 8 5 1 7 7 12 2 8 8 10 8 6
1952 CHI 12 8 10 11 10 9 8 10 7 8 7 5 10 6 9 7 9 9 10 11 3 12 11 12 10 1 4 9 4 9 11
1953 CHI 12 8 12 7 8 6 6 12 11 11 9 11 9 1 4 7 9 6 11 7 9 9 10 8 7 2 7 11 4 12 11
1954 CHI 12 3 9 7 7 4 5 9 11 12 9 11 5 1 1 3 12 3 7 8 4 11 11 10 9 6 8 5 4 5 4
1955 CHI 12 3 9 3 4 1 2 5 2 1 2 1 5 6 7 3 8 2 12 7 9 3 10 9 12 8 10 8 5 7 5
1958 CHI 12 4 7 3 4 9 4 8 5 4 5 7 7 8 9 5 8 11 1 4 4 2 2 3 2 4 6 1 4 4 1
1959 CHI 12 3 4 3 8 8 7 4 9 11 5 11 6 6 5 6 4 7 5 2 3 8 8 4 8 4 10 5 4 2 3
1960 CHI 13 9 12 11 5 8 11 10 9 6 5 4 4 7 8 9 12 9 2 11 13 8 10 11 9 11 2 1 3 13 1
1961 CHI 14 6 8 6 9 6 5 5 8 7 5 8 5 10 5 3 8 5 9 9 11 2 5 3 8 11 11 11 13 7 8
1962 CHI 14 4 5 4 5 6 4 9 11 12 4 11 6 2 6 7 11 7 5 5 3 8 11 7 13 1 4 4 3 9 3
1963 CHI 14 1 1 3 3 10 10 1 3 8 4 13 2 6 8 10 2 11 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 5 2 1 2 1 1
1964 CHI 14 11 7 13 13 8 10 5 14 14 14 13 3 1 1 2 8 10 13 13 9 7 11 13 11 4 3 10 12 14 13
1965 CHI 14 4 2 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 4 7 10 5 6 1 2 8 2 3 1 5 3 8 1 13 9 4 7 3
1966 CHI 15 10 6 12 9 12 13 5 5 4 8 4 3 14 15 14 10 12 6 7 7 11 4 8 4 1 7 5 2 14 7
1967 CHI 16 6 3 6 10 15 13 5 2 7 12 12 8 16 16 16 4 13 2 4 3 8 6 4 5 3 5 4 4 4 2
40 yrs %tile 78 74 76 80 79 73 70 77 78 81 73 75 67 75 77 68 77 73 71 79 76 75 75 72 81 57 66 76 73 78

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1920 25 NFL Decatur Staleys Head Coach
1921 26 NFL Chicago Staleys Head Coach
1922 27 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1923 28 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1924 29 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1925 30 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1926 31 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1927 32 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1928 33 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1929 34 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1933 38 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1934 39 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1935 40 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1936 41 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1937 42 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1938 43 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1939 44 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1940 45 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1941 46 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1942 47 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1946 51 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1947 52 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1948 53 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1949 54 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1950 55 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1951 56 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1952 57 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1953 58 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1954 59 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1955 60 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1958 63 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1959 64 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1960 65 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1961 66 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1962 67 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1963 68 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1964 69 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1965 70 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1966 71 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach
1967 72 NFL Chicago Bears Head Coach