Who is Marv Levy?
Marv Levy was the head coach of the National Football League (NFL) for seventeen seasons and was also the football executive. He spent the majority of his coaching career with the Buffalo Bills from 1986 to 1997. Besides the NFL, he also coached teams in the Canadian Football League (CFL). With his golden touch, the Buffalo Bills became one of the most dominant American Football Conference (AFC) teams during the 1990s. With his magical coaching, he led the Buffaloes to a record four consecutive Super Bowls. For his glorious football coaching career, the name of this man was inserted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001 and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2021.
“Great football coaches have the vision to see, the faith to believe, the courage to do – and 25 great players.”- Marv Levy
How much money did Marv Levy earn from the NFL?
This man ended his head coaching career with 11 playoff victories and four Super Bowl appearances. He also has a Military career. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces from 1943 to 1946. He participated in World War II. The net worth of Marv Levy is $10 million.
“The age factor means nothing to me. I’m old enough to know my limitations and I’m young enough to exceed them.” – Marv Levy
Marv Levy early life
Marv Levy was born on August 3, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois. The full name of this man is Marvin Daniel Levy. In his school life, he went to the South Shore International College Preparatory High School (South Shore) in Chicago, Illinois. He passed the time of his college life at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Marv Levy Contract History
Marv Levy served on various professional and college football teams in various posts of coaching. He started his college coaching career with St. Louis Country Day School from 1951 to 1952 as a Head coach, followed by Coe from 1953 to 1954 as an Assistant coach, New Mexico from 1954 to 1958 as an Assistant coach, and New Mexico from 1958 to 1959 as a Head coach, California from 1960 to 1963 as a Head coach, and William & Mary from 1964 to 1968 as a Head coach.
“Our goal is to develop our team, to earn what we get, to learn, to develop unselfish attitudes. If we achieve that, the result is that we’ll win.”- Marv Levy
His debut in his professional career was with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1969 as a kicker coach. In later years, he continued his coaching with the Los Angeles Rams in 1970 as a special teams coach, the Washington Redskins from 1971 to 1972 as a special teams coach, the Montreal Alouettes from 1973 to 1977 as a head coach, and the Kansas City Chiefs from 1978 to 1982 as a head coach, the Chicago Blitz in 1984 as a head coach, and the Buffalo Bills from 1986 to 1997 as a head coach.
“Systems don’t win, players do.”- Marv Levy
After his coaching career ended in 1997, he moved to the administrator post. He was the General Manager of the Buffalo Bills from 2006 to 2007.
He coached for the 255 games of the NFL. The NFL coaching career statistics of this man are-
Winning percentage: 0.561
Marv Levy Achievements
He received lots of honors from the field of football.
|Gray Cup Champion||1974, 1977|
|Sporting News NFL Coach of the Year||1988|
|UPI NFL Coach of the Year||1988, 1993|
- NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
- Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame
Marv Levy Wife
Marv is 96 years old now. He married his wife, Mary Frances Kozlowski, in February 1993. Marv has a daughter named Kim Levy. He is also the grandfather of the two grandchildren. They are Angela (the oldest) and Georgey (the youngest). Earlier, he had a wife named Dorothy Prout, from whom he made the separation.
“Football doesn’t build character, it reveals character.”- Marv Levy