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Roger Theder
Biographical details
Born(1939-09-22)September 22, 1939
DiedOctober 1, 2016(2016-10-01) (aged 77)
Bay Area, Northern California
Playing career
Head coaching record
Overall18–27 (college)

Roger Theder (September 22, 1939 – October 1, 2016) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of California, Berkeley from 1978 to 1981, compiling an on-field record of 17–28. Theder was later an assistant coach for the Baltimore Colts and the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). Theder was an alumnus of Western Michigan University, where he played college football as a quarterback and joined Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. Theder died on October 1, 2016, from Parkinson's disease at the age of 77.[1]

Head coaching recordEdit


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
California Golden Bears (Pacific-10 Conference) (1978–1981)
1978 California 6–5 3–4 T–6th
1979 California 7–5 5–4 5th L Garden State
1980 California 3–8 3–5 9th
1981 California 2–9 2–6 8th
California: 18–27 13–19
Total: 18–27
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

Coaching treeEdit

Assistant coaches under Theder who became college or NFL head coaches:


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