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Chuck Noll

Charles Henry Noll

Position: LB-G-C
Height: 6-1    Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: January 5, 1932 in Cleveland, OH
Died: June 13, 2014 in Sewickley, PA
High School: Benedictine
College: Dayton   (school history)
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 20th round (239th overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft.
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1993

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1969 37 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 1 13 0 .071 4
1970 38 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 5 9 0 .357 3
1971 39 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 6 8 0 .429 2
1972 40 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 11 3 0 .786 2 1 1 .500 1
1973 41 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 10 4 0 .714 1 0 1 .000 2
1974 42 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 10 3 1 .769 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1975 43 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 12 2 0 .857 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1976 44 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 10 4 0 .714 2 1 1 .500 1
1977 45 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 14 9 5 0 .643 1 0 1 .000 1
1978 46 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 14 2 0 .875 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1979 47 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1980 48 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 3
1981 49 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 2
1982 50 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 9 6 3 0 .667 1 0 1 .000 2
1983 51 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 1
1984 52 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2 1 1 .500 1
1985 53 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 3
1986 54 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 3
1987 55 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 15 8 7 0 .533 3
1988 56 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 5 11 0 .313 4
1989 57 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2 1 1 .500 3
1990 58 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 3
1991 59 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 2
23 yrs 342 193 148 1 .566 24 16 8 .667 2.1

Games over .500: 45
Super Bowl Wins: 4
Overall Championships: 4
Conference Championships: 4
Division Championships: 9

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
1969 PIT 16 15 10 16 15 14 15 16 9 11 14 11 15 9 13 13 16 14 10 16 4 11 8 13 7 4 10 12 14 3 12
1970 PIT 26 19 22 20 19 20 21 25 16 12 9 12 19 16 18 19 26 21 14 16 7 25 12 7 7 12 19 17 24 6 11
1971 PIT 26 14 19 16 20 17 17 17 20 13 18 9 14 5 14 10 18 21 18 17 14 9 5 14 3 6 23 26 15 18 24
1972 PIT 26 2 1 2 8 13 5 3 11 2 2 1 12 19 22 19 3 22 8 2 1 10 6 1 7 1 26 10 2 1 2
1973 PIT 26 4 2 4 6 11 4 22 3 8 14 17 8 18 15 5 23 11 4 8 1 9 5 6 4 6 18 5 5 1 4
1974 PIT 26 3 5 3 2 8 6 24 4 2 5 4 25 10 21 15 14 20 1 2 1 12 6 2 4 1 6 1 13 3 1
1975 PIT 26 1 11 1 5 7 5 7 5 2 5 2 22 23 14 5 2 8 4 2 13 3 8 3 22 23 18 4 1 4 5
1976 PIT 28 7 2 1 1 9 5 7 1 1 1 3 18 28 22 21 3 13 1 1 5 4 1 1 1 3 16 6 3 9 6
1977 PIT 28 7 17 10 3 4 7 27 6 7 2 13 28 16 5 8 13 2 7 17 5 8 5 7 5 16 16 12 22 1 11
1978 PIT 28 1 5 2 5 8 5 15 3 14 12 23 10 22 12 1 15 2 3 1 2 6 2 2 2 3 19 12 2 7 5
1979 PIT 28 1 24 2 1 1 1 28 12 2 2 1 28 9 2 5 24 2 2 5 8 7 4 2 2 20 21 10 14 4 2
1980 PIT 28 11 14 13 8 6 10 23 16 15 14 17 20 14 6 9 13 4 12 15 11 11 7 4 4 13 24 22 22 6 18
1981 PIT 28 13 9 10 15 11 8 15 9 5 5 5 24 23 13 7 8 7 22 11 7 11 8 2 8 19 23 26 14 3 24
1982 PIT 28 5 14 7 12 8 8 22 12 8 14 6 10 16 17 2 24 12 17 4 7 4 1 2 3 18 26 23 17 4 12
1983 PIT 28 5 12 7 9 22 14 19 2 4 10 10 20 27 27 23 15 27 3 7 8 14 7 12 3 13 3 5 6 3 12
1984 PIT 28 9 11 9 6 8 8 21 3 6 15 19 10 25 15 7 21 4 5 11 5 7 4 11 2 22 15 15 9 2 16
1985 PIT 28 16 16 12 8 13 9 11 7 13 17 15 2 13 13 8 23 13 6 15 21 12 12 19 12 19 7 2 6 16 8
1986 PIT 28 19 16 19 21 20 18 13 4 7 7 14 13 21 24 21 12 23 18 17 20 11 15 4 19 20 20 18 21 14 15
1987 PIT 28 10 4 16 24 25 20 9 4 5 20 6 1 25 28 27 26 28 13 10 5 12 4 5 4 11 13 23 14 3 27
1988 PIT 28 22 22 24 24 15 13 24 13 6 8 4 25 18 21 20 16 19 28 28 16 21 14 22 5 18 23 27 24 12 28
1989 PIT 28 10 3 21 28 28 24 7 11 18 6 21 23 28 28 28 3 28 19 15 3 21 19 19 18 3 22 16 8 9 13
1990 PIT 28 10 5 11 10 22 20 13 14 13 18 10 23 26 25 14 9 13 1 3 3 16 11 16 5 5 7 1 1 3 1
1991 PIT 28 18 11 21 22 20 17 11 19 17 22 9 11 23 18 7 11 21 22 22 17 21 11 18 3 21 23 26 21 7 21
23 yrs %tile 67 62 63 59 53 61 42 70 72 64 66 42 34 40 56 48 49 65 63 74 61 75 72 79 60 39 52 58 81 59

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1960 28 NFL Los Angeles Chargers Defensive Assistant
1961 29 NFL San Diego Chargers Defensive Assistant
1962 30 NFL San Diego Chargers Defensive Assistant
1963 31 NFL San Diego Chargers Defensive Assistant
1964 32 NFL San Diego Chargers Defensive Assistant
1965 33 NFL San Diego Chargers Defensive Assistant
1966 34 NFL Baltimore Colts Defensive Backfield
1967 35 NFL Baltimore Colts Defensive Backfield
1968 36 NFL Baltimore Colts Defensive Backfield
1969 37 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1970 38 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1971 39 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1972 40 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1973 41 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1974 42 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1975 43 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1976 44 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1977 45 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1978 46 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1979 47 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1980 48 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1981 49 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1982 50 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1983 51 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1984 52 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1985 53 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1986 54 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1987 55 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1988 56 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1989 57 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1990 58 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach
1991 59 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Sid Gillman Defensive Assistant
Don Shula Defensive Backfield