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Harland Svare

Harland James Svare

Position: LB-TB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 214 lbs.

Born: November 15, 1930 in Clarkfield, MN
High School: North Kitsap
College: Washington St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 17th round (204th overall) of the 1953 NFL Draft.

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1962 32 Los Angeles Rams NFL 6 0 5 1 .000 7
1963 33 Los Angeles Rams NFL 14 5 9 0 .357 6
1964 34 Los Angeles Rams NFL 14 5 7 2 .417 5
1965 35 Los Angeles Rams NFL 14 4 10 0 .286 7
1971 41 San Diego Chargers NFL 4 2 2 0 .500 3
1972 42 San Diego Chargers NFL 14 4 9 1 .308 4
1973 43 San Diego Chargers NFL 8 1 6 1 .143 4
8 yrs 74 21 48 5 .304 0 0 0 4.8 Avg Finish
4 yrs RAM 48 14 31 3 .311 0 0 0 6.3
3 yrs SDG 26 7 17 2 .292 0 0 0 3.7
1 yr WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0

Games over .500: -27
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
1962 RAM 14 14 7 13 14 14 14 4 12 10 11 3 6 9 12 12 4 14 10 8 10 13 12 6 11 6 8 8 10 12 8
1963 RAM 14 10 12 13 13 13 13 9 11 13 7 14 8 7 13 14 10 14 8 9 9 8 8 8 10 9 8 8 9 9 9
1964 RAM 14 9 10 10 11 12 8 8 11 9 10 7 10 9 10 9 7 11 6 12 9 4 1 7 3 12 14 11 12 8 7
1965 RAM 14 13 13 12 7 8 11 11 13 12 12 7 12 3 6 6 8 11 4 9 14 7 1 9 1 7 3 8 7 14 14
1969 WAS 16 7 8 9 9 8 7 3 16 13 9 5 1 4 5 6 4 11 12 10 13 16 16 16 15 13 5 6 2 11 7
1971 SDG 26 14 20 15 11 2 7 19 23 19 15 12 11 2 1 1 23 3 24 23 19 22 24 26 25 24 10 16 11 11 20
1972 SDG 26 19 25 20 10 10 18 26 8 15 17 17 24 9 10 14 25 11 10 20 11 6 5 22 6 23 16 17 16 5 15
1973 SDG 26 24 25 25 21 19 25 25 22 18 20 10 22 10 18 22 25 20 22 24 10 23 21 26 13 6 16 21 21 16 21
8 yrs %tile 32 28 27 38 43 35 41 26 31 38 55 45 68 51 47 42 36 44 32 39 40 50 31 51 40 52 44 47 43 39
4 yrs STL 25 32 21 27 23 25 50 23 29 36 52 43 57 34 34 55 18 57 39 32 50 68 54 63 46 48 45 39 30 39
3 yrs SDG 31 14 27 50 64 40 14 36 37 37 54 31 77 67 56 10 60 32 18 53 38 40 9 47 36 50 35 42 63 32
1 yr WAS 63 56 50 50 56 63 88 6 25 50 75 100 81 75 69 81 38 31 44 25 6 6 6 13 25 75 69 94 38 63

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1962 32 NFL Los Angeles Rams Head Coach
1963 33 NFL Los Angeles Rams Head Coach
1964 34 NFL Los Angeles Rams Head Coach
1965 35 NFL Los Angeles Rams Head Coach
1969 39 NFL Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator
1971 41 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1972 42 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach
1973 43 NFL San Diego Chargers Head Coach

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Vince Lombardi Defensive Coordinator