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Don McCafferty

Donald William McCafferty

Position: E
Height: 6-4    Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: March 12, 1921 in Cleveland, OH
Died: July 28, 1974 in West Bloomfield Hills, MI
High School: James Ford Rhodes
College: Ohio St.   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 13th round (116th overall) of the 1943 NFL Draft.

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1970 49 Baltimore Colts NFL 14 11 2 1 .846 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1971 50 Baltimore Colts NFL 14 10 4 0 .714 2 1 1 .500 2
1972 51 Baltimore Colts NFL 5 1 4 0 .200 3
1973 52 Detroit Lions NFL 14 6 7 1 .462 2
4 yrs 47 28 17 2 .622 5 4 1 .800 2.0 Avg Finish
3 yrs BAL 33 22 10 1 .688 5 4 1 .800 2.0
1 yr DET 14 6 7 1 .462 0 0 0 2.0

Games over .500: 11
Super Bowl Wins: 1
Overall Championships: 1
Conference Championships: 1
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
1970 BAL 26 2 14 5 10 8 6 16 21 23 19 23 10 5 3 4 15 5 9 7 14 3 6 2 10 24 26 21 11 4 4
1971 BAL 26 5 6 2 2 12 5 8 2 5 2 10 2 17 21 24 13 19 1 2 6 1 1 5 1 19 16 2 1 2 3
1972 BAL 26 17 9 17 18 14 20 15 17 17 21 12 25 7 11 14 3 14 20 11 7 20 15 17 8 17 5 20 12 7 24
1973 DET 26 14 13 13 11 13 13 13 15 9 4 7 8 14 17 17 17 14 13 12 12 13 16 8 19 23 13 10 13 3 9
4 yrs %tile 67 63 68 64 59 62 54 51 52 60 54 61 62 54 47 58 54 62 73 66 68 67 73 67 24 46 53 68 88 65
3 yrs IND 73 67 73 65 60 64 54 53 46 50 46 56 67 59 50 64 55 65 78 69 73 76 73 79 27 44 49 73 87 64
1 yr DET 50 54 54 62 54 54 54 46 69 88 77 73 50 38 38 38 50 54 58 58 54 42 73 31 15 54 65 54 92 69

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1970 49 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1971 50 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1972 51 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1973 52 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach