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Tommy Prothro

James Thompson Protho

Born: July 20, 1920 in Memphis, TN
Died: May 14, 1995 in Memphis, TN
College: Duke   (school history)

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1971 51 Los Angeles Rams NFL 14 8 5 1 .615 2
1972 52 Los Angeles Rams NFL 14 6 7 1 .462 3
1974 54 San Diego Chargers NFL 14 5 9 0 .357 4
1975 55 San Diego Chargers NFL 14 2 12 0 .143 4
1976 56 San Diego Chargers NFL 14 6 8 0 .429 3
1977 57 San Diego Chargers NFL 14 7 7 0 .500 3
1978 58 San Diego Chargers NFL 4 1 3 0 .250 4
7 yrs 88 35 51 2 .407 0 0 0 3.3 Avg Finish
5 yrs SDG 60 21 39 0 .350 0 0 0 3.6
2 yrs RAM 28 14 12 2 .538 0 0 0 2.5

Games over .500: -16
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 0

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
1971 RAM 26 10 10 10 10 8 5 6 16 7 7 2 17 12 16 6 2 17 14 8 15 14 7 10 9 25 20 20 11 3 13
1972 RAM 26 16 17 15 9 7 14 9 15 5 6 3 2 12 13 16 17 16 11 16 19 7 9 4 12 22 17 12 23 18 10
1974 SDG 26 19 19 20 18 7 20 14 8 8 9 8 7 21 10 15 17 8 26 19 19 20 23 26 21 14 11 26 8 22 26
1975 SDG 26 25 11 23 26 25 25 5 24 18 13 7 5 23 25 25 7 24 23 20 18 26 24 21 18 17 16 19 12 14 20
1976 SDG 28 15 15 17 15 11 19 7 22 17 18 7 6 9 8 9 15 10 22 18 18 13 14 2 13 25 20 27 25 11 26
1977 SDG 28 14 12 11 9 15 18 11 18 22 18 20 4 11 9 20 12 7 6 6 19 10 16 10 15 25 9 6 12 11 3
1978 SDG 28 8 27 7 4 4 6 26 9 20 12 25 21 4 1 2 23 3 8 21 19 4 15 5 24 18 18 7 27 13 3
7 yrs %tile 46 45 49 55 63 47 63 44 53 60 66 71 54 59 54 55 58 45 46 36 53 46 62 44 26 45 41 41 55 49
5 yrs SDG 43 42 46 50 58 38 58 44 42 52 55 72 53 64 51 50 65 40 42 35 49 35 55 37 31 49 40 43 51 45
2 yrs STL 54 52 56 67 75 67 75 44 81 79 94 67 58 48 62 67 40 56 58 38 63 73 77 63 13 33 42 38 63 60

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1971 51 NFL Los Angeles Rams Head Coach
1972 52 NFL Los Angeles Rams Head Coach
1974 54 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1975 55 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1976 56 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1977 57 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1978 58 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach