George Halas

George Stanley Halas "Papa Bear"
Born: February 2, 1895
Chicago, IL USA
College: Illinois
High School: Crane (Chicago, IL)
Deceased: October 31, 1983
Chicago, IL
Coaching Career: 1920-1967
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963
Playing statistics

George Halas compiled a record of 318 wins and 148 losses and 31 ties in his coaching career with the Decatur Staleys, Chicago Staleys and Chicago Bears. He began coaching during the 1920 season and last coached during the 1967 campaign.

Coaching Record:

Regular Season Playoffs
Season League Team G W L T Win% G W L Win%
1920APFADecatur Staleys131012.846
1921APFAChicago Staleys11911.864 APFA Champions
1922NFLChicago Bears12930.750
1923NFLChicago Bears12921.792
1924NFLChicago Bears11614.727
1925NFLChicago Bears17953.618
1926NFLChicago Bears161213.844
1927NFLChicago Bears14932.714
1928NFLChicago Bears13751.577
1929NFLChicago Bears15492.333
1933NFLChicago Bears131021.808 1101.000NFL Champions
1934NFLChicago Bears1313001.000 101.000
1935NFLChicago Bears12642.583
1936NFLChicago Bears12930.750
1937NFLChicago Bears11911.864 101.000
1938NFLChicago Bears11650.545
1939NFLChicago Bears11830.727
1940NFLChicago Bears11830.727 1101.000NFL Champions
1941NFLChicago Bears111010.909 2201.000NFL Champions
1942NFLChicago Bears55001.000
1950NFLChicago Bears12930.750 101.000
1951NFLChicago Bears12750.583
1952NFLChicago Bears12570.417
1953NFLChicago Bears12381.292
1954NFLChicago Bears12840.667
1955NFLChicago Bears12840.667
1958NFLChicago Bears12840.667
1959NFLChicago Bears12840.667
1960NFLChicago Bears12561.458
1961NFLChicago Bears14860.571
1962NFLChicago Bears14950.643
1963NFLChicago Bears141112.857 1101.000NFL Champions
1964NFLChicago Bears14590.357
1965NFLChicago Bears14950.643
1966NFLChicago Bears14572.429
1967NFLChicago Bears14761.536
Totals49731814831.671 963.667


- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1920s Team
1963 - AP NFL Coach of the Year
1963 - Sporting News NFL Coach of the Year
1965 - AP NFL Coach of the Year
1965 - Sporting News NFL Coach of the Year