Joe Bugel Wiki – Joe Bugel Biography
Former NFL coach Joe Bugel, who earned a reputation as the leader of Washington Redskins’ legendary offensive line and served as head coach in Phoenix and Oakland, died at the age of 80.
A Pittsburgh native, Bugel was a two-way star in football at Munhall High School. In 2005, he was inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (Western Chapter). While earning his degree in physical education, Bugel was an all-conference guard and linebacker. He earned a master’s degree in counseling, also at Western Kentucky.
Joe Bugel Age
He was 80 years old.
Joe Bugel Career
He became the Cardinals coach in 1990 and coached in Phoenix until 1993. A few years later he became the coach of Oakland Raiders. He coached raiders only before he was fired in the 1997 season. In 2004, Joe Gibbs was once again named the coach of Washington Redskins and added Bugel back to his team. Bugel stayed with Redskins until he retired at the end of the 2009 season. Cardinals owner Michael Bidwell published the following statement on the death of Mr. Bugel.
Bugel returned to coaching after a two-year break when Gibbs returned for a second time in Washington. Bugel served as an assistant under Gibbs between 2004 and 2007, and was retired under Jim Zorn for two more seasons before retiring at age 69. Bugel, from Pittsburgh, was a two-way star in football at Munhall High School. He joined the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame (Western Chapter) in 2005.
Joe Bugel Death
Joe Bugel, a longtime coach in the NFL, died Sunday at the age of 80.