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Most football fans are likely familiar with the first six names atop the list of NFL coaches with the most career championships. But the seventh? Maybe not so much. From 1922 to 1926, Guy Chamberlin led the Canton Bulldogs, the Cleveland Bulldogs and the Frankford Yellow Jackets to four pro titles. What’s even more impressive is that he won those titles as a player/coach. Only A Game wanted to learn more, so we consulted a man familiar with the life of Guy Chamberlin: Randy York. York has covered the University of Nebraska Huskers since 1967, when he was the sports editor for the Daily Nebraskan.

"It is really hard to imagine being a player and a coach at the highest level of football," York said. "He had a great football mind. He embraced it wholeheartedly."

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Randy York is a senior writer and director of creative services for Huskers.com and a former sports columnist at the Lincoln Journal Star. This story was produced by Gary Waleik.

This segment aired on February 7, 2015.

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