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Don Patterson (American football coach)

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Sport(s)  Football
Name  Don Patterson
1981–1988  Iowa (TE)

1980  Iowa (RC)
1979  Iowa (assistant DB)
Role  Coach
Don Patterson (American football coach) UConn Football Assistant Head Coach Don Patterson Retiring The
Title  Assistant Head Coach Quarterbacks coach
Born  December 10, 1950 (age 65) Corsicana, Texas (1950-12-10)
1978  North Texas (assistant)
Alma mater  Army Black Knights football
Team  Connecticut Huskies football
Conference  American Athletic Conference

Don Patterson (born December 10, 1950) is a former American football coach. He was the head football coach at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. He held the position from 1999 to 2009, when he resigned due to health problems related to treatment for cancer. Patterson was the 18th football coach at the school. His record at Western Illinois was 63–47. He spent his final two years of coaching as assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach of the Connecticut Huskies. He announced his retirement on January 8, 2016 after 37 years of collegiate coaching.

Coaching tree

Assistant coaches under Don Patterson who became NCAA head coaches:

  • Bob Diaco, Connecticut (2014–2016)
  • References

    Don Patterson (American football coach) Wikipedia