Herb Paterra

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Herb Paterra
Date of birth: (1940-11-08) November 8, 1940 (age 73)
Place of birth: Glassport, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
Height: 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
College: Michigan State University
AFL Draft: 1963 / Round: 18 / Pick: 140
Drafted by: Buffalo Bills
Organizations
As coach:
1971–1972
1973–1974
1975–1976
1977–1979
1980–1982
1983
1984–1985
1986
1987–1988
1989–1991
1992
1993
1994–1995
1999–2002
2003–2004
2005–2006
Michigan State Spartans (LB)
Wyoming Cowboys (LB)
Charlotte Hornets (WFL)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (DC)
Los Angeles Rams (DC)
Edmonton Eskimos (DC)
Green Bay Packers (LB/ST)
Buffalo Bills (DC/LB)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (LB)
Detroit Lions (LB)
Detroit Lions (DC)
Detroit Lions (LB)
Detroit Lions (DC)
Vanderbilt Commodores (LB)
Southeastern Louisiana Lions (LB)
New Mexico State Aggies(LB)
As player:
1963
1965–1968
Buffalo Bills
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
Honors: Grey Cup champion - 1965, 1967
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Herbert E. "Herb" Paterra (born November 8, 1940) is a former gridiron football player and coach. He spent a total of 46 years in football and coached at all levels of the game, retiring in 2007. He served as defensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills, and Detroit Lions of the National Football League.[1]

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Hank Bullough
Buffalo Bills Defensive Coordinator
1986
Succeeded by
Walt Corey
Preceded by
Woody Widenhofer
Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator
1994–1995
Succeeded by
Jim Eddy