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Sam Rutigliano

Sam William Rutigliano

Born: July 1, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY
College: Tennessee, Tulsa   (school history)

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1978 46 Cleveland Browns NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
1979 47 Cleveland Browns NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 3
1980 48 Cleveland Browns NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 1 0 1 .000 1
1981 49 Cleveland Browns NFL 16 5 11 0 .313 4
1982 50 Cleveland Browns NFL 9 4 5 0 .444 1 0 1 .000 3
1983 51 Cleveland Browns NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2
1984 52 Cleveland Browns NFL 8 1 7 0 .125 3
7 yrs 97 47 50 0 .485 2 0 2 .000 2.7

Games over .500: -3
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
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
1978 CLE 28 15 22 20 12 5 8 25 16 5 10 4 28 10 8 6 12 10 25 25 5 12 11 19 13 12 28 28 20 7 25
1979 CLE 28 11 26 15 12 3 9 23 18 14 15 3 13 4 6 3 26 12 24 20 25 23 27 27 26 14 16 19 4 23 20
1980 CLE 28 4 10 10 14 5 8 3 25 26 14 19 12 5 2 3 3 5 23 12 22 10 6 8 5 25 25 28 17 17 25
1981 CLE 28 25 28 26 7 4 24 28 23 20 21 13 28 3 4 12 23 15 16 23 19 15 18 10 15 9 4 15 25 27 25
1982 CLE 28 15 7 24 26 17 23 17 21 23 14 27 5 3 12 19 24 21 23 17 2 24 26 26 25 7 9 14 5 4 23
1983 CLE 28 7 19 11 7 10 13 11 22 19 21 14 2 5 6 9 22 12 9 14 23 18 14 17 10 28 5 9 15 16 17
1984 CLE 28 22 18 21 10 24 25 18 14 21 23 26 14 17 18 24 19 17 2 6 14 13 15 2 15 12 5 3 3 13 6
7 yrs %tile 53 37 39 59 69 47 40 33 38 43 49 52 80 75 65 38 57 41 44 47 45 44 48 48 49 57 44 58 49 32

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1956 24 High School Lafayette (NY) Head Coach
1957 25 High School Lafayette (NY) Head Coach
1958 26 High School Lafayette (NY) Head Coach
1959 27 High School Greenwich (CT) Head Coach
1960 28 High School Greenwich (CT) Head Coach
1961 29 High School Greenwich (CT) Head Coach
1962 30 High School Greeley (NY) Head Coach
1963 31 High School Greeley (NY) Head Coach
1964 32 College Connecticut DB Coach
1965 33 College Connecticut DB Coach
1966 34 College Maryland WR Coach
1967 35 NFL Denver Broncos WR Coach
1968 36 NFL Denver Broncos WR Coach
1969 37 NFL Denver Broncos WR Coach
1970 38 NFL Denver Broncos WR Coach
1971 39 NFL New England Patriots WR Coach
1972 40 NFL New England Patriots WR Coach
1973 41 NFL New England Patriots WR Coach
1974 42 NFL New York Jets DB Coach
1975 43 NFL New York Jets DB Coach
1976 44 NFL New Orleans Saints WR Coach
1977 45 NFL New Orleans Saints WR Coach
1978 46 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1979 47 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1980 48 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1981 49 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1982 50 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1983 51 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1984 52 NFL Cleveland Browns Head Coach
1989 57 College Liberty Head Coach
1990 58 College Liberty Head Coach
1991 59 College Liberty Head Coach
1992 60 College Liberty Head Coach
1993 61 College Liberty Head Coach
1994 62 College Liberty Head Coach
1995 63 College Liberty Head Coach
1996 64 College Liberty Head Coach
1997 65 College Liberty Head Coach
1998 66 College Liberty Head Coach
1999 67 College Liberty Head Coach
2000 68 NFL Europe Barcelona Dragons Offensive Assistant
2001 69 NFL Europe Barcelona Dragons Offensive Assistant
2002 70 NFL Europe Barcelona Dragons Offensive Assistant
2003 71 NFL Europe Barcelona Dragons Offensive Assistant
2004 72 NFL Europe Scottish Claymores Offensive Assistant
2005 73 NFL Europe Hamburg Sea Devils Offensive Assistant
2006 74 NFL Europe Hamburg Sea Devils Offensive Assistant

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Phil Bengtson WR Coach
Chuck Fairbanks WR Coach
John Mazur WR Coach
Lou Saban WR Coach
Ken Shipp DB Coach
Hank Stram WR Coach
Charley Winner DB Coach