CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Don Shula, an NFL Hall of Fame coach and native of Northeast Ohio, has died.
The Miami Dolphins announced news of Shula’s death on Monday morning.
Shula was born in Lake County and attended John Carroll University before being drafted in the NFL.
As a player, Shula spent time with the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Colts and Washington Redskins.
Shula started his head coaching career with the Baltimore Colts in 1963 before taking the position with the Miami Dolphins in 1970 for more than two decades.
John Carroll University honored the coach’s legacy by naming Don Shula Stadium after him.
To this day, Shula holds the NFL coaching record for most regular season wins in history. He was elected into the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997.