Fred O'Conner

Fred O'Conner was the offensive coordinator for the infamous 1981 Montreal Alouette team.  That was the year that Nelson Skalbania bought the team and brough in high priced Amercian talent like Vince Ferragamo, Jake Scott, Billy (White Shoes) Johnson and David Overstreet.  The Als went a disastorous 3-13.  Prior to joining Montreal, O'Conner had a coaching career that dated back to 1962 when he coached Oceanside High School in his home town in New York State.  From there, O'Conner went on to be an assistant coach at C.W. Post, Villanova, Souther Mississippi and Maryland.  O'Conner's first pro experience came with the Florida Blazers of the World Football League (WFL) in 1974.  O'Conner then had stops in the NFL as assistant coach with San Francisco, Chicogo and Washngton before coming to Montreal.  After leaving Montreal, O'Conner was Athletic Director at the Catholic University of America and since 2003 has been an Assistant Coach at Florida Atlantic.

Profile of Fred O'Conner at Florida Atlantic

Fred O'Conner from Florida Atlantic