Howard Edward Mudd (born February 10, 1942) is a former offensive line coach of the National Football League and a former offensive lineman in the NFL. From 1998–2009, he was the offensive line coach for the Indianapolis Colts, with whom he won Super Bowl XLI. He played seven seasons for the San Francisco 49ers and the Chicago Bears from 1964 to 1970 in the National Football League. Mudd was a three-time Pro Bowler in 1966, 1967 and 1968. He retired in 1971 due to a knee injury, and began his coaching career at the University of California the following year.
Mudd attended Midland High School and Michigan State University. While at Michigan State he joined Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity. Mudd played football for Hillsdale College from 1960-63 where he was a starting guard and a team captain. His play at the school led to his induction into the NAIA Hall of Fame.
- ^ The Rainbow, vol. 132, no. 4, p. 26
- ^ Eagles Media Guide, http://legacy.philadelphiaeagles.com/eagles_files/html/coach_mudd_1.html
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