Ed Khayat
Personal information
Date of birth (1935-09-14) September 14, 1935 (age 84)
Place of birth Moss Point, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s) Defensive end
College Tulane
Jersey number 74, 87
Playing stats Pro Football Reference
Playing stats
Playing stats DatabaseFootball
Coaching stats DatabaseFootball
Team(s) as a player
NFL Washington Redskins
NFL Philadelphia Eagles
NFL Washington Redskins
NFL Philadelphia Eagles
AFL Boston Patriots
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
Philadelphia Eagles
New Orleans Night

Edward Michel "Ed" Khayat (born September 14, 1935) is a former college and professional football defensive lineman who played in the National Football League and for the American Football League's Boston Patriots. He was also later a head coach for the Philadelphia Eagles.[1] His career record as a coach is 8-15-2. He attended Tulane University.

Khayat attended Moss Point High School from 1949 to 1952 where he lettered in football twice, basketball three times, and baseball three times.

Khayat then attended Millsaps College in 1953-54, Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College in 1954, and Tulane University in 1955-56. He lettered in football four times, basketball twice, and baseball once. He was elected to the All-Time Tulane Football team in 1979, and the Tulane Green Wave All Century Team in 1993. He was the Mississippi Golden Glove Heavyweight Champion (novice class) in 1953-54.

In 1991, Khayat became involved with Arena Football, joining the New Orleans Night as head coach in 1991. He also led the Nashville Kats as head coach in 1997. He served as general manager in 1999-2001 and 2003. He was named Arena Football Coach of the Year in 1997. Khayat joined the Carolina Cobras as head coach and senior advisor of football operations in 2003.

In 2004, Khayat was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Tulane Athletic Hall of Fame in 1981.

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