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Bobby Ross

Robert Joseph Ross

Born: December 23, 1935 in Richmond, VA
College: VMI

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
1992 57 San Diego Chargers NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 2 1 1 .500 1
1993 58 San Diego Chargers NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 4
1994 59 San Diego Chargers NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 3 2 1 .667 1 AFC Champions
1995 60 San Diego Chargers NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 2
1996 61 San Diego Chargers NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
1997 62 Detroit Lions NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 3
1998 63 Detroit Lions NFL 16 5 11 0 .313 4
1999 64 Detroit Lions NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 1 0 1 .000 3 3 1
2000 65 Detroit Lions NFL 9 5 4 0 .556 4 3 2 Resigned after week 10
9 yrs 137 74 63 0 .540 8 3 5 .375 2.8 6 3
5 yrs SDG 80 47 33 0 .588 6 3 3 .500 2.2
4 yrs DET 57 27 30 0 .474 2 0 2 .000 3.5 6 3

Games over .500: 11
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 1
Division Championships: 2

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
1992 SDG 28 4 12 7 5 6 9 14 6 9 6 18 8 9 7 16 18 8 4 4 7 3 2 9 10 23 20 9 11 2 7
1993 SDG 28 14 1 10 19 14 10 2 13 10 3 11 1 6 17 13 9 24 18 12 9 6 2 14 1 18 22 28 11 5 24
1994 SDG 28 4 6 6 11 11 5 3 8 7 9 9 5 16 12 13 5 11 14 9 10 4 5 11 16 6 21 22 11 13 11
1995 SDG 30 9 19 16 14 16 19 14 7 15 13 22 9 17 18 23 16 16 10 6 22 13 14 20 13 25 11 12 5 12 12
1996 SDG 30 15 9 22 28 26 18 17 25 29 27 30 8 5 14 10 23 22 23 24 6 10 17 9 23 7 30 25 27 7 10
1997 DET 30 10 19 7 4 2 4 16 16 2 3 1 9 12 12 18 20 14 14 10 22 21 18 19 14 27 10 13 6 11 13
1998 DET 30 23 20 22 14 14 20 12 19 10 12 3 15 22 19 20 5 15 15 24 25 22 25 24 24 19 6 8 17 26 16
1999 DET 31 12 6 17 25 21 15 2 29 28 25 24 4 8 9 11 4 15 18 14 13 6 9 18 15 6 23 27 17 17 18
2000 DET 31 13 7 18 21 27 22 20 14 20 9 21 14 21 25 25 20 29 14 11 3 12 18 20 22 5 19 15 8 3 13
9 yrs %tile 65 66 57 51 52 58 66 52 55 64 51 76 60 54 48 58 46 55 61 60 67 63 50 52 52 42 43 61 68 57
5 yrs SDG 72 71 62 50 53 62 69 63 56 64 42 82 67 56 51 55 47 56 66 66 79 76 60 60 49 31 37 59 77 59
4 yrs DET 56 60 51 51 51 53 62 39 55 63 64 69 52 50 43 63 44 53 55 51 53 46 37 42 56 56 52 64 56 54

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1992 57 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1993 58 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1994 59 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1995 60 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1996 61 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1997 62 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach
1998 63 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach
1999 64 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach
2000 65 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
1999-11-21 1 10 1-10 DET 17 U Brett Favre pass complete to Corey Bradford for 17 yards, touchdown.
DET challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999-12-05 1 10 1-10 DET 30 O Brad Johnson pass complete to Michael Westbrook for 30 yards, touchdown.
DET challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Brad Johnson pass incomplete intended for Michael Westbrook (defended by Robert Bailey)
1999-12-12 1 10 1-10 TAM 42 U Gus Frerotte pass incomplete intended for Johnnie Morton.
DET challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
1999Challenges: 3 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 2
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2000-10-08 1 10 1-10 GNB 33 O Brett Favre pass complete to Antonio Freeman for 12 yards (tackle by Bryant Westbrook).
DET challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Brett Favre pass incomplete intended for Antonio Freeman
2000-10-08 3 1 3-1 DET 5 U Brett Favre pass complete to Antonio Freeman for 5 yards, touchdown.
DET challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2000-10-29 DET 30 O John Jett kicks off 69 yards, returned by Terrence Wilkins for 15 yards (tackle by Lamar Campbell). Terrence Wilkins fumbles (forced by Lamar Campbell), ball out of bounds at IND-16.
DET challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: John Jett kicks off 69 yards, returned by Terrence Wilkins for 15 yards (tackle by Lamar Campbell). Terrence Wilkins fumbles (forced by Lamar Campbell), recovered by Larry Foster at IND-20
2000Challenges: 3 Overturned: 2 Upheld: 1
TotalChallenges: 6 Overturned: 3 Upheld: 3