Don Coryell (Related Stories)
Don Coryell stories from the SI Vault
Mighty Win For A Minor With Major Ambitions
By Gary Ronberg, October 24, 1966
San Diego State has 17,000 students but a little-league rating. Saturday it rose up to smack down San Jose State, conqueror of California and Oregon, and underline its legitimate claim to big-time consideration
Supercharger Is Ready To Blast
By Barry McDermott, August 20, 1979
As the San Diego aerial circus revs up for the new season, John Jefferson, the top receiver at lighting the scoreboard last season, expects to shine even brighter now that No. 1 draft choice Kellen Winslow is on hand.
The Chargers' Fancy Is Passing
By Paul Zimmerman, September 28, 1981
San Diego Coach Don Coryell believes in victory through air power, and his team has gone 3-0 playing bombs away.
At Last, Some D For San Diego
By Rick Telander, August 22, 1983
No Air Coryell lead was ever safe when the Chargers' alleged defense was on the field, but five rookies may change that.
Coryell Airs A Secret
By SI Staff, September 20, 1999
Don Coryell drew up the plays that helped him become the only coach in football to win 100 games on both the college and pro levels. But 60 years ago, standing at a blackboard in his Seattle junior high school, Coryell couldn't diagram a sentence if his life depended on it.