Abe Gibron

1925 - 1997

Died September 23, 1997 - He's down to the 30, the 20, the 10...touchdown for former head coach of the Chicago Bears. Abe Gibron died on September 23 at his home, one day after his 72nd birthday. The cause of death was not disclosed. Gibron was head coach of the Bears from 1972 to 1974, posting an 11-30-1 record. He spent a large portion of his professional career with the Bears, first as a guard in 1958 and 1959 and then as an assistant coach from 1965 to 1971. Picked by Woodeye.