Leon McLaughlin

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Leon McLaughlin
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McLaughlin on a 1954 Bowman football card
No. 50
Position: Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1925-05-30)May 30, 1925
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Date of death: October 27, 2014(2014-10-27) (aged 89)
Career information
High school: Santa Monica (CA)
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1947 / Round: 21 / Pick: 193
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards

Leon Clifford McLaughlin (May 30, 1925 – October 27, 2014) was an American football player and coach.[1] He played professionally as a center for five seasons with the Los Angeles Rams of National Football League (NFL). After his playing career he served as assistant coach for several NFL teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (1966–68), Los Angeles Rams (1971–72), Detroit Lions (1973–74), Green Bay Packers (1975–76), New England Patriots (1977), and St. Louis / Phoenix Cardinals (1978–89). McLaughlin was the head football coach at San Fernando Valley State College—now known as California State University, Northridge—from 1969 to 1970.


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