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Daniel John Devine

  • Birth 23 Dec 1924 Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 9 May 2002 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Memorial ID 6416109

Hall of Fame College and NFL football coach. Born in Augusta, WI and grew up in Proctor, MN. Graduated from University of Minnesota - Duluth (1948). Masters degree from Michigan State University. Married to his college sweetheart, Joanne Brookhart for 54 years (7 children). Head football coach at Arizona State University (1955-57: undefeated in 1957), University of Missouri (1958-70), and Notre Dame University (1975-80), where he won the national championship in 1977. Overall college coach record: 173-56-9, including a 7-3 bowl record. Head coach of the Green Bay Packers in 1971-74 (overall record: 53-16-1). In 1972, the Packers were NFC Central Divison Champs for the first time since the retirement of Vince Lombardi, and Devine was named NFC Coach of the Year and NFL Man of the Year. Also elected to College Football Hall of Fame in 1985, Arizona State University Hall of Distinction in 1987, and the University of Missouri, state of Missouri, and Minnesota-Duluth halls of fame.

Bio by: Bill Sonsin

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill Sonsin
  • Added: 14 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6416109
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel John Devine (23 Dec 1924–9 May 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6416109, citing Saint Francis Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .