What man played in the NFL, played in the NBA and was the head coach for teams that played in championship games in both the CFL and NFL?


Bud Grant. Drafted by both the NFL and NBA, Grant played two seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles and two seasons for the Minneapolis Lakers in the early ‘50s After playing four seasons for the Winnepeg Blue Bombers, he became that team’s head coach for 10 years, winning four championships. Grant took the head-coaching position for the Minnesota Vikings and directed that team to four Super Bowl appearances.