Lou Saban

Lou Saban

Original Name Louis Henry Saban
Birth
Brookfield, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Mar 2009 (aged 87)
North Myrtle Beach, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Burial North Myrtle Beach, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 194299608 · View Source
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Professional Football Player, Coach. He coached at the high school, collegiate, and professional ranks for 52 years. As head coach of the Buffalo Bills, he led the team to two American Football League championships in 1964 and 1965, and coached running back O.J. Simpson during his record-setting 2,003 yard season in 1973. He held 21 coaching jobs over the course of a career, acquiring the nickname of "Lou point two," in reference to the average of 2.2 years he stayed on a job. As a player, won four straight All-American Football Conference championships as a linebacker with the Cleveland Browns from 1946 to 1949, and was named to two All All-American Football Conference teams.

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  • Originally Created by: Military Blood Banker
  • Added: 27 Oct 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 194299608
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lou Saban (13 Oct 1921–29 Mar 2009), Find a Grave Memorial no. 194299608, citing Our Lady Star of the Sea Church Columbarium, North Myrtle Beach, Horry County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .