Don James Rank
About Don James
Between 1975 and 1992, Don James worked as the main coach for the University of Washington football team. He helped them to win the prestigious national championship in 1991 after beating the Michigan Wolverines.
He also coached a number of college teams like Kent State University, University of Colorado Boulder, and Florida State University.
His records and performances earned him a place in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997.
Thomas Laverne James, Jr.
Carol Hobbler (they tied the knot in 1952)
He was a product of Massillon Washington High School. He later continued at the University of Miami.
He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, which later caused his death in 2013.
At a stage in his life he served in the United States Army.
Don James Rank
Don James' Popularity
Don James was a famous American ex-football player and coach, who was born on December 31, 1932. As a person born on this date, Don James is listed in our database as the 95th most popular celebrity for the day (December 31) and the 155th most popular for the year (1932).
People born on December 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Don James is the 2583rd most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Don James' birthday, Don James is the 18578th most famous American.
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