John Mazur

jJohn Mazur was a star quarterback qt Plymouth High School who went on to player quarterback for mighty Notre Dame. Mazur played Notre Dame from 1949 to 1951 and was part of their 1949 championship team. Following NOtre Dame, Mazur served in the U.S. Marine corps where he played football for Quantico and Camp Pendleton. Mazur joined the BC (then Vancouver) Lions for their inaugral season in 1954.

Like many former professional payers, Mazur took to coaching after his playing days ended. Mazur started in theNCAA college ranks as an assistnt at Tulane (1955-57), Marquette (1958) and Boston University (1959-61). From there, Mazur moved on to the professional ranks as an assistant with Buffalo (1962-68 )and New England (1969-70) before becoming the head coach of the Patriots partway through the 1970 season. Mazur lasted as the Patriots head coach through 1971, but resigned in November, 1972 when the team got off to a horrible start. Following his stint in New England, Mazur served as an assistant coach with the Philadwelphia Eagles (1973-76) and he New York Jets (1977-80). The effects of Parkinson's disease forced Mazur to retire.

John Mazur passed away on November1, 2013.

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Year Team GP PA PC % Yds TD Int Sacked Yds TC Yds Avg TD Long PTS F FL OFR
1954 BC 12 128 54 42.5 655 2 10

34 -53 -1.6 1 13 5 3 0