He reunited with former teammate Tom Landry, who used Nolan as a "player-coach". When Nolan was injured halfway through his first season, he became the Cowboys' defensive coordinator. Coaching career. Nolan was on the Cowboys' staff for six years, the last year being the season in which the Cowboys played in the Ice betterbasket.infoe: Maryland.
The football stadium in Landry's hometown of Mission, Texas, was named Tom Landry Stadium to honor one of the city's most famous former residents. Similarly, Trinity Christian Academy's stadium in Addison, Texas, is named Tom Landry Stadium in honor of Landry's extensive involvement and support of College: Texas.
Nov 13, · Dick Nolan, coaching the 49ers in He was a defensive back with the Giants when they won the N.F.L. title in Credit Associated Press. Dick Nolan, who played nine seasons as a Author: FRANK LITSKY.
Tom Landry was Nolan's defensive coordinator or head coach for all but one season of his playing career. Nolan also worked as an assistant to Landry in Dallas. As the 49ers' head coach, Nolan lost.