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Overview

Walt Michaels

Date of birth
Oct 16, 1929

Ht: 6'0" Wt: 231 lbs.

Birthplace
Swoyersville, PA

Hometown
Swoyersville, PA

College
Washington and Lee University

Summary
Walt Michaels (born October 16, 1929) was a former football player and coach who is best remembered for his six-year tenure as head coach of the New York Jets from 1977-1982...
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Coaching career
New York JetsHead Coach, Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Line Coach

Philadelphia EaglesDefensive Coordinator

Oakland RaidersSecondary Coach

Playing career
New York JetsLinebacker

Cleveland BrownsOutside Linebacker, Middle Linebacker

Green Bay PackersOutside Linebacker

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The Anatomy of Same ‘Ol Jets: A Fan’s Lament (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The rationale for a group of words revealed together acquiring the definition of "cliché," pertains to the inherent truth of stated words. They become timeworn and irritating, similar to the scraping of fingernails on a blackboard.
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 18, 2011
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Walt Michaels
Walt Michaels
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Updated personal notes for Lou Michaels
Edited the personal notes for Lou Michaels.
  • Changed "Named to the SEC 50th Anniversary Team in 1982" to "Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1992" in trivia.
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  • Added Walt Michaels (brother) to family members.
by Andy26399 Nov 24, 2010
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Walt Michaels, Joe McCutcheon, Don Ferguson, Buck Conrad (L-R Washington & Lee) (1950).jpg
Walt Michaels, Joe McCutcheon, Don Ferguson, Buck Conrad (L-R Washington & Lee) (1950).jpg
by thesemers Nov 14, 2010
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Cody Risien, John Wooten to join Browns' Legends (The National Football Post)
The Cleveland Browns will recognize a pair of former standout offensive linemen, inducting Cody Risien and...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 02, 2010
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Updated the main image for Walt Michaels
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Updated athletic career information for Walt Michaels
Added Walt Michaels to the 1965 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1966 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1967 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1968 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1969 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1970 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1971 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1972 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1976 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1962 Oakland Raiders team roster.
  • Set role to Secondary Coach.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1973 Philadelphia Eagles team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1974 Philadelphia Eagles team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Walt Michaels to the 1975 Philadelphia Eagles team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
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Cody Risien, John Wooten to join Browns' Legends (The National Football Post)
The Cleveland Browns will recognize a pair of former standout offensive linemen, inducting Cody Risien and...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 02, 2010
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Joe Gardi, Jets Assistant Who Guided Hofstra’s Rise, Dies at 71
Gardi molded the Jets’ defensive schemes, working as an assistant coach from 1976 to 1984, before becoming Hofstra’s coach in 1990.
The New York Times, Jun 06, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Walt Michaels
Added Walt Michaels to the 1964 New York Jets team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
by maddog48 Feb 02, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Walt Michaels
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