Wayne Nunnely

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Wayne Nunnely
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1952-03-29) March 29, 1952 (age 62)
Los Angeles, California
Playing career
1972 UNLV
Position(s) Fullback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1975
1976
1977–1978
1979
1980–1981
1982–1985
1986–1989
1991–1992
1993–1994
1995–1996
1997–2008
2009–2011
Valley HS (NV) (assistant)
UNLV (GA)
Cal Poly Pomona (assistant)
Cal State Fullerton (DL)
Pacific (CA) (RB)
UNLV (RB)
UNLV
USC (RB)
UCLA (DL)
New Orleans Saints (DL)
San Diego Chargers (DL)
Denver Broncos (DL)
Head coaching record
Overall 19–25
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Wayne Nunnely (born March 29, 1952) is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) from 1986 to 1989. He was later an assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL) with the New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers, and Denver Broncos.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Nunnely played high school football at Monrovia High School in Monrovia, California. Nunnely played college football at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) where he was a fullback.[citation needed]

Coaching career[edit]

On April 23, 1986, Nunnely was named interim head coach at UNLV after Harvey Hyde was dismissed due to disciplinary issues surrounding his players. Nunnely had been an assistant coach on Hyde's staff.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
UNLV Rebels (Big West Conference) (1986–1989)
1986 UNLV 6–5 3–4 T–4th
1987 UNLV 5–6 4–3 T–2nd
1988 UNLV 4–7 3–4 T–5th
1989 UNLV 4–7 3–4 5th
UNLV: 19–25 13–15
Total: 19–25

References[edit]

  1. ^ Klis, Mike (May 14, 2012). "Broncos' Wayne Nunnely, longtime assistant coach, retires from NFL". The Denver Post. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "SPORTS PEOPLE; Las Vegas Coach Out". The New York Times. April 24, 1986. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 

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