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Don Shula

Donald Francis Shula

Position: DB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: January 4, 1930 in Grand River, OH
High School: Harvey
College: John Carroll
Drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 9th round (110th overall) of the 1951 NFL Draft.
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1997

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1963 33 Baltimore Colts NFL 14 8 6 0 .571 3
1964 34 Baltimore Colts NFL 14 12 2 0 .857 1 0 1 .000 1
1965 35 Baltimore Colts NFL 14 10 3 1 .769 1 0 1 .000 1
1966 36 Baltimore Colts NFL 14 9 5 0 .643 2
1967 37 Baltimore Colts NFL 14 11 1 2 .917 1
1968 38 Baltimore Colts NFL 14 13 1 0 .929 3 2 1 .667 1 NFL Champions
1969 39 Baltimore Colts NFL 14 8 5 1 .615 2
1970 40 Miami Dolphins NFL 14 10 4 0 .714 1 0 1 .000 2
1971 41 Miami Dolphins NFL 14 10 3 1 .769 3 2 1 .667 1 AFC Champions
1972 42 Miami Dolphins NFL 14 14 0 0 1.000 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1973 43 Miami Dolphins NFL 14 12 2 0 .857 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1974 44 Miami Dolphins NFL 14 11 3 0 .786 1 0 1 .000 1
1975 45 Miami Dolphins NFL 14 10 4 0 .714 2
1976 46 Miami Dolphins NFL 14 6 8 0 .429 3
1977 47 Miami Dolphins NFL 14 10 4 0 .714 2
1978 48 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 1 0 1 .000 2
1979 49 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 1
1980 50 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
1981 51 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 11 4 1 .733 1 0 1 .000 1
1982 52 Miami Dolphins NFL 9 7 2 0 .778 4 3 1 .750 1 AFC Champions
1983 53 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 1 0 1 .000 1
1984 54 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 14 2 0 .875 3 2 1 .667 1 AFC Champions
1985 55 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 2 1 1 .500 1
1986 56 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
1987 57 Miami Dolphins NFL 15 8 7 0 .533 3
1988 58 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 5
1989 59 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
1990 60 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 12 4 0 .750 2 1 1 .500 2
1991 61 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 3
1992 62 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 2 1 1 .500 1
1993 63 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 2
1994 64 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2 1 1 .500 1
1995 65 Miami Dolphins NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 3
33 yrs 490 328 156 6 .678 36 19 17 .528 1.8
26 yrs MIA 392 257 133 2 .659 31 17 14 .548 1.9
7 yrs BAL 98 71 23 4 .755 5 2 3 .400 1.6

Games over .500: 172
Super Bowl Wins: 2
Overall Championships: 2
Conference Championships: 6
Division Championships: 16

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
1963 BAL 14 7 9 7 5 2 7 7 12 9 10 5 14 2 1 8 1 4 6 7 9 9 9 11 9 6 1 6 6 11 7
1964 BAL 14 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 4 5 1 4 2 10 2 6 2 1 3 1 2 5 8 5 10 6 7 2 2 3 2
1965 BAL 14 2 8 2 5 5 3 7 5 9 7 10 9 6 3 2 6 4 5 4 6 5 4 3 5 11 10 7 7 6 5
1966 BAL 15 3 7 4 7 5 8 10 9 10 14 11 3 9 4 4 12 2 7 3 5 10 9 2 6 5 12 4 5 7 4
1967 BAL 16 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 9 11 1 13 1 4 2 6 2 1 5 2 4 3 4 1 4 16 7 7 2 1 8
1968 BAL 16 1 5 1 2 4 2 9 6 8 5 9 3 12 3 1 11 2 2 1 4 2 3 2 3 10 15 4 1 2 1
1969 BAL 16 6 16 7 10 4 8 14 8 14 4 16 5 7 2 13 14 3 13 6 15 4 4 5 4 13 15 15 9 13 14
1970 MIA 26 4 7 8 14 11 11 8 4 3 7 5 3 23 20 15 10 9 15 5 7 2 7 7 13 12 22 22 15 6 24
1971 MIA 26 3 7 3 4 5 4 1 9 1 15 1 7 23 19 4 1 8 5 3 21 4 8 8 15 15 18 6 3 18 7
1972 MIA 26 1 2 1 1 1 1 5 1 1 1 2 16 24 16 11 3 3 1 1 2 1 3 3 9 1 13 5 3 2 3
1973 MIA 26 1 12 2 4 9 5 5 12 3 6 2 14 24 21 8 3 6 3 1 22 16 12 8 7 26 6 1 1 5 1
1974 MIA 26 2 11 5 8 11 3 10 1 4 1 13 10 25 16 7 11 2 8 6 12 2 7 2 16 4 14 16 13 19 16
1975 MIA 26 7 13 4 7 11 6 3 2 4 3 5 3 26 20 7 7 3 6 4 20 4 5 9 13 24 12 6 1 13 6
1976 MIA 28 15 8 15 22 13 15 1 19 13 11 6 1 22 10 15 8 8 26 15 19 16 22 13 25 13 9 28 24 22 28
1977 MIA 28 4 9 5 10 10 3 5 12 5 6 2 7 23 16 2 5 9 16 5 15 6 6 15 14 7 27 24 3 23 14
1978 MIA 28 4 1 3 20 13 2 1 21 11 8 5 3 23 15 5 8 7 23 6 1 7 16 11 22 3 16 26 9 1 23
1979 MIA 28 6 12 4 7 16 11 12 12 17 9 17 8 21 14 9 12 9 4 4 14 2 2 2 5 20 4 12 9 10 19
1980 MIA 28 14 11 19 23 26 24 23 19 17 25 20 17 12 24 14 22 27 14 9 3 16 15 10 11 6 17 15 12 3 15
1981 MIA 28 4 12 8 14 16 11 4 11 10 9 14 1 14 16 19 11 16 15 5 23 10 14 2 20 22 17 19 18 18 13
1982 MIA 28 3 7 3 8 19 10 14 1 3 8 8 14 27 27 23 15 19 1 2 3 18 24 9 28 18 1 1 2 1 1
1983 MIA 28 2 2 2 14 16 7 2 6 13 14 23 10 24 19 8 2 5 7 1 10 7 13 5 25 13 7 8 6 7 8
1984 MIA 28 2 5 2 2 1 1 3 17 16 6 16 3 6 1 1 10 1 19 7 12 9 22 18 28 20 23 14 14 9 7
1985 MIA 28 2 13 5 14 6 4 19 19 18 9 18 20 4 2 2 11 2 23 12 9 19 23 12 24 10 8 22 15 9 26
1986 MIA 28 14 22 12 9 2 1 15 28 25 23 4 11 1 1 1 19 2 26 26 26 25 27 26 27 17 8 22 21 25 25
1987 MIA 28 10 18 9 11 4 7 18 24 23 7 10 14 1 1 3 17 5 26 16 18 21 25 24 25 13 18 21 12 19 23
1988 MIA 28 20 20 20 14 5 17 19 28 28 19 23 4 1 1 3 23 2 26 24 21 27 26 27 27 12 10 14 12 19 23
1989 MIA 28 15 27 19 17 7 15 21 24 27 23 28 17 2 3 6 23 5 24 22 26 19 25 24 27 28 14 18 14 24 18
1990 MIA 28 4 10 7 8 11 14 7 19 22 14 26 17 6 4 12 6 9 7 4 22 18 16 10 12 28 9 5 4 9 5
1991 MIA 28 14 23 18 16 7 6 9 25 25 22 21 11 2 3 5 8 5 25 24 26 25 27 21 28 25 10 12 15 22 13
1992 MIA 28 4 15 11 6 5 8 15 20 24 19 20 20 2 2 4 12 4 10 11 16 10 6 8 4 13 25 14 8 14 9
1993 MIA 28 9 22 15 5 2 5 18 22 25 15 26 18 3 1 3 15 2 20 24 19 17 14 17 7 11 25 21 27 19 16
1994 MIA 28 6 13 7 4 1 3 19 14 13 9 10 19 4 2 3 16 3 19 17 10 5 6 20 14 24 21 25 18 1 20
1995 MIA 30 9 18 7 9 8 7 18 19 21 8 23 9 9 4 7 20 6 16 10 15 11 12 2 20 8 17 19 29 23 19
33 yrs %tile 81 60 76 68 74 76 65 51 51 63 53 66 55 70 75 62 81 54 71 52 62 54 64 45 48 50 52 64 58 54
26 yrs MIA 79 59 74 66 71 76 66 50 53 63 56 65 54 64 76 63 79 50 67 49 60 51 60 39 49 52 49 61 56 51
7 yrs IND 86 61 84 76 86 77 60 56 44 66 43 70 59 91 69 62 90 68 84 64 70 67 78 67 44 44 64 76 65 68

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1958 28 College University of Virginia Defensive Backs
1959 29 College University of Kentucky Defensive Backs
1960 30 NFL Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator
1961 31 NFL Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator
1962 32 NFL Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator
1963 33 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1964 34 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1965 35 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1966 36 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1967 37 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1968 38 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1969 39 NFL Baltimore Colts Head Coach
1970 40 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1971 41 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1972 42 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1973 43 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1974 44 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1975 45 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1976 46 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1977 47 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1978 48 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1979 49 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1980 50 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1981 51 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1982 52 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1983 53 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1984 54 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1985 55 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1986 56 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1987 57 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1988 58 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1989 59 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1990 60 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1991 61 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1992 62 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1993 63 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1994 64 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach
1995 65 NFL Miami Dolphins Head Coach

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
George Wilson Defensive Coordinator