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Overview

Jim Hanifan

Date of birth
Sep 21, 1933

Ht: 6'2" Wt: 180 lbs.

Birthplace
Compton, CA

Hometown
Covina, CA

College
University of California, Berkeley

High school
Covina

Summary
Jim Hanifan (born September 21, 1933 in Compton, California) is a longtime American football coach and former head coach of the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Falcons. He compiled a career record of 39-53-1. Hanifan played college ball at the University of California, where he was an All-American and led the nation in receiving in 1954. He played professionally for one season with the Toronto...
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Awards

Super Bowl Champion
St. Louis Rams
1999
Washington Redskins
1991

NFC Champion
St. Louis Rams
2001, 1999
Washington Redskins
1991

Coaching career
St. Louis RamsOffensive Line Coach

Atlanta FalconsOffensive Line Coach, Head Coach

St. Louis CardinalsHead Coach, Offensive Line Coach

San Diego ChargersAssociate Head Coach, Offensive Line Coach

San Diego State FootballOffensive Line Coach

California FootballWide Receivers Coach

Utah FootballTight Ends Coach, Wide Receivers Coach, Running Backs Coach, Quarterbacks Coach

Playing career
Served in the U.S. Army during 1956 and 1957. He played on the 1956 Fort Ord Army Base Warriors football team and at Schweinfort Army Base in Europe during... View more

California FootballEnd, Defensive End, Right End

Trivia
  • Inducted into the University of California Athletics Hall of Fame in 2006

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Les Richter Enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame
One of the greatest Golden Bears during the Pappy Waldorf era who went on to a long-time NFL career, Les Richter, was formally enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Sunday in Canton, Ohio.
University of California Athletics Department, Aug 06, 2011
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Photograph from a 1956 Fort Ord Armny Base Warriors football game day program.
by John Thorpe Jul 23, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Jim Hanifan
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    "Served in the U.S. Army during 1956 and 1957. He played on the 1956 Fort Ord Army Base Warriors football team and at Schweinfort Army Base in Europe during 1957. He was selected for the All-Army All Stars. In 1958, he had a trytout with the Washington Redskins and was on their pre-season roster."
by John Thorpe Jul 23, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Jim Hanifan
Edited the personal notes for Jim Hanifan.
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by Andy26399 May 01, 2011
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The time I met Pisa Tinoisomoa (Associated Content)
During my tenure as a waiter at a restaurant in Chesterfield, Missouri, I have had the opportunity to wait on many St. Louis sports celebrities. I have poured coffee for St. Louis Blues hockey greats Al Macinnis and Bernie Federko. I have served lunch to St....
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 11, 2011
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Arizona looks to strong finish of miserable season (The Canadian Press)
TEMPE, Ariz. - For the second time in four weeks, the Arizona Cardinals will be facing a team that just fired its coach.
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 27, 2010
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Arizona looks to strong finish of miserable season (PA SportsTicker)
By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 27, 2010
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Additional Details Concerning Coryell Memorial Service Released
The public memorial service celebrating the life of Don Coryell is scheduled for Monday, July 12, at San Diego State University's Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, beginning at 2 p.m. PT. The doors to Viejas Arena will open at 1 p.m. and all fans and friends are...
San Diego State University Athletics Department, Jul 08, 2010
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by nailboys May 20, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Jim Hanifan
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1998 St. Louis Rams team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1999 St. Louis Rams team roster.
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Added Jim Hanifan to the 2000 St. Louis Rams team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 2001 St. Louis Rams team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 2002 St. Louis Rams team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 2003 St. Louis Rams team roster.
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by maddog48 Oct 15, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Jim Hanifan
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1997 St. Louis Rams team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1991 Washington Redskins team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1992 Washington Redskins team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1993 Washington Redskins team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1994 Washington Redskins team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1995 Washington Redskins team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1996 Washington Redskins team roster.
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by maddog48 Oct 15, 2009
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Added Jim Hanifan to the 1981 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1982 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
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Added Jim Hanifan to the 1983 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
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Added Jim Hanifan to the 1984 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
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Added Jim Hanifan to the 1985 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
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Added Jim Hanifan to the 1987 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1988 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1989 Atlanta Falcons team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
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Added Jim Hanifan to the 1990 Washington Redskins team roster.
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by maddog48 Oct 15, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Jim Hanifan
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1980 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1979 San Diego Chargers team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
by maddog48 Oct 15, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Jim Hanifan
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1973 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1974 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
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Added Jim Hanifan to the 1975 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1976 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
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Added Jim Hanifan to the 1977 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1972 San Diego State Aztecs Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1966 Utah Utes Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1967 Utah Utes Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1968 Utah Utes Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1969 Utah Utes Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1970 California Golden Bears Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1971 California Golden Bears Football team roster.
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by maddog48 Oct 14, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Jim Hanifan
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1955 Toronto Argonauts team roster.
  • Set role to End.
by maddog48 Oct 14, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Jim Hanifan
by maddog48 Oct 14, 2009
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Updated athletic career information for Jim Hanifan
Added Jim Hanifan to the 1951 California Golden Bears Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 90.
  • Set role to Right End.
by maddog48 Oct 14, 2009
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