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Rod Dowhower

Rod Dowhower
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1943-04-15) April 15, 1943
Ord, Nebraska
Playing career
1963–1965 San Diego State
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1966 San Diego State (GA)
1967 San Diego State (QB/WR)
1968–1972 San Diego State (OC)
1973 St. Louis Cardinals (WR)
1974–1975 UCLA (OC)
1976 Boise State (OC)
1977–1978 Stanford (WR)
1979 Stanford
1980 Denver Broncos (OC)
1981–1982 Denver Broncos (WR)
1983–1984 St. Louis Cardinals (OC/QB)
1985–1986 Indianapolis Colts
1987–1989 Atlanta Falcons (OC)
1990–1993 Washington Redskins (QB)
1994 Cleveland Browns (QB)
1995–1996 Vanderbilt
1997–1998 New York Giants (QB)
1999–2001 Philadelphia Eagles (OC)
Head coaching record
Overall 9–23–1 (college)
5–24 (NFL)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Rodney Douglas Dowhower (born April 15, 1943) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Stanford University in 1979 and at Vanderbilt University from 1995 to 1996, compiling a career college football record of 9–23–1. Dowhower was also the coach of the National Football League's Indianapolis Colts in 1985 and 1986, where he tallied a record of 5–24. He was fired after losing 13 straight games to begin the 1986 season.

Dowhower attended San Diego State University where he played football. He served as an assistant coach at San Diego State, the University of California, Los Angeles, and Boise State University. Dowhower was

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