Vince Lombardi was on the football team at Fordham University in the 1930s.
Lombardi about to make a tackle at a Fordham game.
Here Lombardi (bottom right) poses with his fellow letterman at the 1937 Fordham graduation ceremony.
After Fordham, Lombardi coached at West Point.
Lombardi was an assistant with the N.Y. Giants from 1954-1958. Here is a 1958 photo. Kneeling (L-R): Vince Lombardi, John Dell Isola; Standing (L-R): Tom Landry, Jim Lee Howell (Head Coach), Ken Kavanaugh.
Lombardi joined the Packers in 1959 and coached them until 1967.
Lombardi's and the Packers celebrate a victory in Super Bowl I. In all, Lombardi led the Packers to five NFL championships and two Super Bowl wins.
Vince Lombardi is given a victory ride after the Packers won Super Bowl II.
Vince Lombardi with quarterback Bart Starr
Lombardi coached the Washington Redskins in 1969. Here he works with QB Sonny Jurgensen.
Lombardi died before the start of the 1970 season. In 1971, his wife Marie and son Vince, Jr. were in Canton, Ohio for his induction into the Hall of Fame.
Vince Lombardi's Hall of Fame mural
Vince Lombardi's bronze bust