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Bill Cowher

NFL Head Coach Bill Cowher
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Profession: NFL Head Coach

United States of America

Biography: In 15 seasons as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, he led the team to eight division titles and 10 playoff appearances, which resulted in two Super Bowl appearances and one victory. He is the second coach in NFL history to reach the playoffs in each of his first six seasons as head coach. He is currently a studio analyst for The NFL Today.

Born: May 8, 1957
Birthplace: Crafton, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 65 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Married Life

  • 1981-04-09 NFL coach Bill Cowher (23) weds Kaye Young

Historical Events

  • 1992-01-21 Bill Cowher becomes the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, becoming only the second head coach of the team since 1970 (Chuck Noll)
  • 2007-01-05 Bill Cowher resigns as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers

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