Darryl Rogers

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Rogers in September 2010

Darryl Dale Rogers (May 28, 1935 – July 10, 2018) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at California State College at Hayward—now known as California State University, East Bay (1965), California State University, Fresno (1966–1972), San Jose State University (1973–1975), Michigan State University (1976–1979), and Arizona State University (1980–1984).

Rogers was then the head coach of the National Football League's Detroit Lions from 1985 to 1988, where his record was 18–40. In 1991, served as head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL) coaching the Blue Bombers to a 9–9 record.

Rogers was born in Los Angeles, California. He studied at California State University, Fresno. Rogers died in Fresno, California on July 10, 2018 at the age of 83.[1]

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  1. Henning, Lynn (July 11, 2018). "Darryl Rogers left his mark with his humanity". The Detroit News. Retrieved July 11, 2018.