Knowledge Identifier: +Jim_Stanley
Born in 1935.
Countries: Texas (43%), United States (29%), Canada (14%)
Linked to: Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Oklahoma State University, Canadian Football League, Southern Methodist University
He began his coaching career in Amarillo, Texas, coaching high school football from 1959 to 1960
In 1978, the Big Eight Conference instituted an investigation into the Oklahoma State University football program in response to allegations of violations of several NCAA rules and regulations while Stanley was head coach
Stanley served as the defensive line coach for the New York Giants in 1979 and the Atlanta Falcons from 1980 to 1982 before moving to the USFL. Stanley was in the running to be the head coach of the USFL's Birmingham Stallions, but was passed over for Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Rollie Dotsch
His 1984 squad looked like a favorite to repeat, going 6–0 to start the season, but star wide receiver Anthony Carter was lost for the season