Gary Oscar Moeller was an American football coach best known for being head coach at the University of Michigan from 1990 to 1994.
20 Facts About Gary Moeller
Gary Moeller left Michigan in 1995 following a drunken incident.
Gary Moeller was the father of former Cleveland Browns offensive line coach Andy Moeller.
Gary Moeller graduated from Lima Senior High School in 1959, and afterwards attended Ohio State University.
Gary Moeller saw his first action on the varsity football team in 1960 as an offensive guard.
Gary Moeller switched to linebacker in 1961 and was named an honorable mention all-conference selection by United Press International and Associated Press.
Gary Moeller served as co-captain in his senior year along with Bob Vogel.
Gary Moeller instead played for the Grand Rapids Blazers of the United Football League.
Gary Moeller quit professional football during the 1964 training camp and entered the coaching ranks with Bellefontaine High School in Ohio.
Gary Moeller served there as head coach and defensive line coach for several years until joining Bo Schembechler at Miami University in 1967.
Gary Moeller moved with Schembechler to Michigan in 1969, where he served as defensive ends coach until 1973, when he was promoted to defensive coordinator.
Schembechler had been an assistant coach at Ohio State when Gary Moeller was a player, and both were members of the FWAA 1961 National Championship team.
Gary Moeller was hired by the University of Illinois as head football coach in 1977, on a five-year contract.
Gary Moeller rejoined Michigan in 1980 as an assistant to head coach Bo Schembechler.
Gary Moeller led the Michigan defense from 1982 until his position being changed to offensive coordinator in 1987.
Gary Moeller was succeeded by Lloyd Carr, who had assisted him at both Illinois and Michigan.
In 2000, Gary Moeller was named head coach following Ross's sudden resignation nine games into the season.
Gary Moeller was given a contract for the remainder of the season and two additional years by owner William Clay Ford, Sr.
In 2001, Gary Moeller joined the Jacksonville Jaguars as defensive coordinator under head coach Tom Coughlin.
Gary Moeller served in that role for two seasons, leaving when Jauron was fired after the 2003 season.