Dale Rudolph Siegfried Haupt (April 12, 1929 – April 3, 2018) was an American football coach who served as the defensive line coach for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL), winning a Super Bowl with them in 1985. In 1986, Haupt joined Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan in leaving the team to join the Philadelphia Eagles, and was replaced by John Levra. He served the Eagles until his retirement in 1995. He joined the staff at the Coast Guard Academy in 1997, reuniting him with former Bears coach Jim LaRue. Haupt had worked with Buddy Ryan with the NFLPA Game.
|Born:||April 12, 1929|
|Died:||April 3, 2018 (aged 88)|
Laurinburg, North Carolina
|Career highlights and awards|
Haupt died on April 3, 2018 at the age of 88.
- Reinmuth, Gary (1986-03-01). "Saints` Aide Comes To Bears` Defense". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
- Cavanaugh, Jack (1997-10-23). "FOOTBALL; All the Wisdom a Team Can Handle". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
- "1985 Chicago Bears — Where Are They Now?". ESPN. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
- Ex-Bears line coach Haupt passes away
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