Ron Meyer

Ronald Shaw Meyer (February 17, 1941 – December 5, 2017) was an American college and professional football coach. He is best known for having been the head coach of Southern Methodist University and the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL).

Ron Meyer
Biographical details
Born(1941-02-17)February 17, 1941
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
DiedDecember 5, 2017(2017-12-05) (aged 76)
Lakeway, Texas, U.S.
Playing career
1961–1962Purdue
Position(s)Quarterback, defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1964Penn HS (IN)
1965–1970Purdue (assistant)
1971–1972Dallas Cowboys (scout)
1973–1975UNLV
1976–1981SMU
1982–1984New England Patriots
1986–1991Indianapolis Colts
1994Las Vegas Posse
2001Chicago Enforcers
Head coaching record
Overall61–40–1 (college)
54–50 (NFL)
5–13 (CFL)
5–6 (XFL)
Bowls0–2
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
SWC (1981)
Awards
SWC Coach of the Year (1981)

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