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Rod Dowhower (born April 15, 1943 in Ord, Nebraska) is the former head coach for the Stanford University Cardinal football team in 1979. His record there stands at 5-5-1. Dowhower was head coach of the Indianapolis Colts in 1985 and 1986. His Colts finished 5-11 in 1985 and were 0-13 in 1986 before he was fired with three games remaining in the season. From 1995 to 1996, he served as the head coach at Vanderbilt, compiling a 4-18 record. He attended San Diego State University where he played football. He also served as an assistant coach at UCLA, Boise State, and San Diego State.


Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bill Walsh
Stanford University Head Football Coach
Succeeded by
Paul Wiggin
Preceded by
Max Coley
Denver Broncos Offensive Coordinator
1980, 1982
Succeeded by
Mike Shanahan
Preceded by
Harry Gilmer
St. Louis Cardinals Offensive Coordinator
Succeeded by
Dick Jamieson
Preceded by
Frank Kush
Indianapolis Colts Head Coaches
Succeeded by
Ron Meyer
Preceded by
Atlanta Falcons Offensive coordinator
Succeeded by
Tom Rossley
Preceded by
Dana Bible
Philadelphia Eagles Offensive coordinator
Succeeded by
Brad Childress


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