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John Madden

John Madden was American sportscaster, retired professional football coach. Achievements include coaching the Oakland Raiders to seven American Football Conference Western Division titles, 1969, 1970, 1972-1976; head coach of Super Bowl XI championship winning Oakland Raiders, 1977.

Background

  • Madden, John was born on April 10, 1936 in Austin, Minnesota, United States. Son of Earl and Mary O'Flaherty Madden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, California Polytechnic University, 1959. Master of Arts, California Polytechnic University, 1961.

    Career

    • Professional football player Philadelphia Eagles, 1959. Assistant coach Hancock Junior College, Santa Maria, California, 1960-1962, head football coach, 1962-1964. Defensive coordinator California State University, San Diego, 1964-1966.

      Linebackers coach Oakland Raiders, American Football League (now American Football Conference, National Football League), 1967-1969, head football coach, 1969-1979. Sports commentator, football analyst Columbia Broadcasting System Sports, 1979-1993, Fox Sports, 1994—2002, Monday Night Football (ABC), 2002—2006, NBC Sunday Night Football, 2006—2009. Special advisory to commissioner NFL, since 2009.

      Head coach American Football Conference Pro Bowl Team, 1971—1975.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include coaching the Oakland Raiders to seven American Football Conference Western Division titles, 1969, 1970, 1972-1976. Head coach of Super Bowl XI championship winning Oakland Raiders, 1977.

    Works

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Madden. Children: Mike, Joe.
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    Born April 10, 1936
    • 1959
      California Polytechnic University
    • 1961
      California Polytechnic University
    • 1959
      Professional football player Philadelphia Eagles
    • 1960 - 1962
      assistant, coach Hancock Junior College
      Santa Maria, California, United States
    • 1964 - 1966
      defensive coordinator, California State University
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      linebackers coach Oakland Raiders
    • 1994 - 2002
      sports commentator
    • 2002 - 2006
      sports commentator
    • 2006 - 2009
      sports commentator
    • 2009
      special advisory to commissioner National Football League
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