Former Super Bowl-winning head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Bill Cowher, has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2020 Centennial Class. He will be inducted in August in Canton. He was surprised with the announcement on set during the CBS pre-game show.
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He is part of a 15 member Centennial Slate class of which the rest will be announced this coming Wednesday. The full modern era class will be announced the night before Super Bowl LIV.
Cowher spent three years as the defensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs from 1989-91 until he was hired by the Pittsburgh Steelers before the start of 1992 season. He was named Coach of the Year in ’92 and he would spend a total of 15 seasons at the helm of the Steelers.
In the Steel City, Cowher compiled a regular-season record of 149-90-1 and a playoff record of 12-9. He appeared in two Super Bowls with the Steelers, winning Super Bowl XL over the Seahawks.