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Bill Parcells

NFL Coach Legend Bill Parcells

Full Name: Duane Charles Parcells
Profession: NFL Coach Legend

United States of America

Biography: Known as "The Big Tuna", he won two Super Bowl rings as head coach of the New York Giants. He is the only coach in NFL history ever to lead four different teams to the playoffs and three different teams to a conference championship game.

Born: August 22, 1941
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, USA
Age: 80 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Historical Events

  • 1982-12-15 Bill Parcells becomes 12th head coach of NY Giants
  • 1992-06-02 Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery
  • 1997-02-11 Bill Parcells becomes head coach of NY Jets

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