Former Chargers head coach Marty Schottenheimer passed away on Monday at the age of 77. Former players, teams, league figures and media members have offered condolences and shared their own memories of the beloved coach.
My condolences go out to the Schottenheimer family. We lost a great man and coach. Gave this kid an opportunity few get to experience. RIP Marty. Still remember breaking down film with him for 2 hours as I prepared for the combine. One of the best times I’ve had breakin down film— Quentin Jammer (@JAM_I_AM_23) February 9, 2021
An absolute legend of the gridiron. Coach Marty Schottenheimer coached the Senior Bowl 4 times, representing the Chiefs and the Chargers, including the 2004 game where he got an up-close look at QB Philip Rivers prior to the NFL Draft. RIP Coach. pic.twitter.com/np3N9k7uUC— Reese's Senior Bowl (@seniorbowl) February 9, 2021
Today, we remember former NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer who has passed away. He was influential on the careers of many Hall of Famers. They have shared their thoughts on Schottenheimer over their years in their Enshrinement speeches. pic.twitter.com/gPPc4KfXxh— Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) February 9, 2021
We are deeply saddened at the passing of Marty Schottenheimer. Before becoming a legendary coach, he spent 6 years in the NFL as a linebacker for the Bills & Patriots. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends during this difficult time. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/JadJzQwFw9— NFLPA Former Players (@NFLPAFmrPlayers) February 9, 2021
Rest in Peace, Coach.— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) February 9, 2021
Statement From Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt on the Passing of Marty Schottenheimer— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) February 9, 2021