January 25, 1922|
Los Angeles, California
|Died||December 26, 2008(aged 86)|
|Alma mater||San Jose State University|
|1947–1948||San Jose State|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1954||Los Angeles Rams (assistant)|
|1961–1962||Green Bay Packers (WR/TE)|
|1963–1967||San Francisco 49ers (DL)|
|1968–1970||St. Louis Cardinals (DL)|
|1971||St. Louis Cardinals (DC/LB)|
|1972||Detroit Lions (LB)|
|1973||Baltimore Colts (DC/LB)|
|1974–1975||New York Jets (DC/LB)|
|1976||Tampa Bay Buccaneers (LB)|
|Head coaching record|
20–0–1 (junior college)
Richard J. "Dick" Voris (January 25, 1922 – December 26, 2008) was an American football player and coach. He served as head football coach at the University of Virginia from 1958 to 1960, compiling a record of 1–29.
Voris was named head coach of the Virginia Cavaliers football program on February 11, 1958. In his three season at the helm, the Cavaliers went 1–29. That mark included a 28-game losing streak, then an NCAA major-college record. His only win came against Duke with a score of 15–12. He resigned shortly after the conclusion of the 1960 season, on December 9.
Following his stint at Virginia, Voris was hired by the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. From 1961 to 1962, he served as the teams director of player personnel and also as an assistant on Vince Lombardi's staff, coaching the ends. During that period the Packers won two league championships.
Voris graduated from Salinas Junior College (later Hartnell) in 1942. After coaching his James Lick High School to a championship, he brought nine players from the San Jose area and two from his previous coaching job in Hanford to join Salinas Valley area players.
In his two seasons at Hartnell, his teams compiled a 20–0–1 record.