Vince Lombardi The Man, The Coach, The Trophy
Website Purpose and Publisher Information
This website is to teach you about one of the our nations greatest football coaches of all time. Vince Lombardi was a man who lead by example and inspired a generation of football players as well as fans.
My name is John and I go to Holman Middle School. I love to play football and have been on flag and tackle teams for the last 5 years.
The Early Years...
Vince Lombardi was born June 11, 1913, Brooklyn, N.Y. and became a well-known coach. He was the oldest out of five siblings in his family. His first head coaching job was for a basketball team. Before he started coaching professional football, he played for his college, as a lineman. For example, he was so good, they gave him the nickname Seven Blocks of Granite! The first NFL team he helped to coach was the New York Giants as their Offensive Coordinator in 1934.
The Packers Are Back in Town
The Packers were a losing team due to the fact that they needed a better coach. Consequently, they had to fire their current coach that just was not getting the job done and hire a stronger coach. The person that they wanted the most, was Vince Lombardi. The Packers succeeded in getting him to be their Head Coach. As a result, the Packers charged forward to a 105-35-6 overall record, including 5 championships and three straight titles with Vince Lombardi as their coach. The Green Bay Packers never had a losing season under their amazing head coach, Vince Lombardi.
Packers are Super Bowl Bound...
Vince Lombardi was born June 11, 1913, Brooklyn, N.Y. He was the oldest of 5 children. Vince went to Fordham University and played as a lineman; after he graduated he was a Assistant Coach at Fordham. His first NFL job was to coach the New York Giants in 1954 where he was the Offensive Coordinator. In 1959, Vince became the head coach of Green Bay Packers. As the head coach for the Green Bay Packers, he lead them to a overall record of 105-35-6, which included 5 championships and 3 straight titles from 1965 to 1967. He died from colon cancer on September 3, 1970.
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