In 1969, John Madden became one of the youngest coaches in NFL history when the Raiders hired him at age 32.
Madden compiled a 112-39-7 record over the next ten seasons with the Raiders.
In his ten years at the helm, the Raiders never had a losing season and claimed seven division titles and eight playoff appearances.
In 1976 Madden led the Raiders to a 13-1 record, the AFC Western Division title, AFC championship, and a Super Bowl win.
The Raiders defeated the Minnesota Vikings 32-14 in Super Bowl XI.
Following his coaching career, Madden went on to become a successful broadcaster.
Aside from broadcasting, Madden is also well known as an author and for his video game franchise.
Madden led the Raiders to a 12-1-1 record in his first season and was named the AFL's Coach of the Year.
In the then-14 game regular season, Madden and the Raiders never finished with fewer than 8 wins.
Madden speaks to the press following the announcement of his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame of February 4, 2006.
John Madden's Hall of Fame mural.