Dolphins coach dies at 90 years old

Miranda Guthrie, Entertainment Editor

Dolphins longtime coach Don Shula died on Monday, May 4, in the morning hours. He was 90 years old. Shula is a notable coach in NFL history earning 328 regular season victories in 33 years with the Dolphins and the Baltimore Colts.

Shula joined the Dolphins in 1970 and quickly turned the team into a winning group, winning back to back Super Bowl titles in 1972 and 1973 seasons. 

His career with the Dolphins went on for 26 seasons and only had two losing records. He has made the playoffs more than any other coach appearing in 19 different postseasons.

Shula ended his coaching career in 1995 ranking second to only George Halas with 490 games coached. His prowess on the sidelines helped him earn an induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997.