Leon Clifford McLaughlin (May 30, 1925 – October 27, 2014) was an American football player and coach. He played professionally as a center for five seasons with the Los Angeles Rams of National Football League (NFL). After his playing career he served as assistant coach for several NFL teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (1966–68), Los Angeles Rams (1971–72), Detroit Lions (1973–74), Green Bay Packers (1975–76), New England Patriots (1977), and St. Louis / Phoenix Cardinals (1978–89). McLaughlin was the head football coach at San Fernando Valley State College—now known as California State University, Northridge—from 1969 to 1970.
Head coaching record
- ↑ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/M/McLaLe00.htm
- ↑ Glick, Shav (August 20, 1991). "On Prayer and a Pass, a Title Came to Town : History: Forty years ago, the Rams won Los Angeles' first NFL championship.". Los Angeles Times. https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1991-08-30-sp-1385-story.html.
- ↑ "Leon McLaughlin to Receive Bruin Football Trophy". Los Angeles Times. December 14, 1949.
- ↑ Ripton, Ray. "A Players' Coach : Santa Monica's Tebb Kusserow Believes Football Is a Chance for Young Men to Know Themselves". Los Angeles Times. https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1988-10-13-we-4943-story.html.
- ↑ Lillard, Patrick (September 29, 2015). "Carted Off the Field of Play: Scrutinizing The Treatment of Football Injuries". http://patricklillard.com/2015/09/29/carted-off/.
- ↑ Donaldson, Charles (February 3, 1969). "New VSC Grid Coach Expects No Race Woes: Leon McLaughlin, Ex-Ram, Says Subject Discussed in Talks With Athletic Chief". Los Angeles Times.
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