Howard Odell

Howard “Howie” Odell was an American football player and coach. He was the head coach at Yale University from 1943 to 1947 and at the University of Washington from 1948 to 1952, compiling a career record of 58-40-4 (.588).

After Odell’s coaching career, he opened a used car lot, was a television sportscaster and ran for the Seattle City Council. He served on the King County Commission from 1957-1962.