Roger Theder

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Roger Theder
Biographical details
Born(1939-09-22)September 22, 1939
DiedOctober 1, 2016(2016-10-01) (aged 77)
Orinda, California
Playing career
1960–1962Western Michigan
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1963Bowling Green (GA)
1964Shawnee HS (OH)
1965–1967Northern Illinois (assistant)
1968–1971Stanford (assistant)
1972–1977California (assistant)
1982–1984Baltimore Colts (RB)
1985Arizona Outlaws (OC)
1987San Diego Chargers (QB)
1993–1996San Jose State (OC)
Head coaching record
Overall18–27 (college)

Roger Theder (September 22, 1939 – October 1, 2016) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of California, Berkeley from 1978 to 1981, compiling an on-field record of 17–28. Theder was later an assistant coach for the Baltimore Colts and the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). Theder was an alumnus of Western Michigan University, where he played college football as a quarterback and joined Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. Theder died on October 1, 2016, from Parkinson's disease at the age of 77.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
California Golden Bears (Pacific-10 Conference) (1978–1981)
1978 California 6–5 3–4 T–6th
1979 California 6–6 5–4 5th L Garden State
1980 California 3–8 3–5 9th
1981 California 2–9 2–6 8th
California: 17–28 13–19
Total: 18–27


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