Edward “Eddie” Michel Khayat


 

High School Career

Moss Point High School (1949-1952)

• Lettered in football (2), basketball (3), baseball (3)

 

College Career

Millsaps College (1953-1954)
Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College (1954)
Tulane University (1955-1956)

• Lettered in football (4), basketball (2), baseball (1)

• All-Time Tulane Football Team (’79)

• Tulane Green Wave All Century Team (’93)

 

Professional Career

Washington Redskins (1957, 1962-1963)
Philadelphia Eagles (1958-1961, 1964-1965)

• NFL Eastern Conference Champions (’60)

• NFL Champions (’60)

Boston Patriots (1966)

 

Coaching Career

New Orleans Saints (1967-1970)

• Defensive Line Coach

Philadelphia Eagles (1971-1972)

• Head Coach

Detroit Lions (1973-1974, 1982-1983)

• Defensive Line Coach

• NFC Central Division Champions (’83)

Atlanta Falcons (1975-1976)

• Defensive Line Coach

Baltimore Colts (1977-1981)

• Defensive Line Coach

• AFC Eastern Division Champions (1977-1981)

New England Patriots (1985-1989)

• Defensive Line Coach

• AFC Champions (’85)

• Coach in Super Bowl XX (’86)

New Orleans Night (1991)

• Head coach

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1992-1993)

• Defensive Line Coach

Nashville Kats (1997-2001)

• Head Coach (1997-1998)

• General Manager (1999-2001, 2003)

• Arena Football League quarterfinals (1997-2001)

• Arena Football League semifinals (2000, 2001)

• Arena Bowl Appearance (2000, 2001)

• Arena Football Coach of the Year (1997)

Carolina Cobras (2003)

• Senior Advisor of Football Operations

• Head Coach (2003)

 

Hall of Fame Memberships

• Mississippi Gulf Coast CC Hall of Fame (1976)

• Tulane Athletic Hall of Fame (1981)

• Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (2004)

 

Did You Know?

Eddie Khayat was the Mississippi Golden Gloves Heavyweight Champion (novice class) in 1953-1954. He also received the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police President’s Award in 1996. Eddie and younger brother Robert Khayat (2000) are the fourth brother combination inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

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