At University Sunrise Rotary today, the greatest UW Football Coach, Jim Lambright, spoke on his Life after Football and his participation in the UW Medicine Study on concussions and brain injury after a lifetime of playing football.
Jim Lambright served as the head coach at the University of Washington for six seasons from 1993 to 1998, compiling a record of 44–25–1. The Huskies played in four bowl games during his tenure and were nationally ranked twice. Prior to becoming head coach, Lambright served as an assistant on the Huskies coaching staff for 24 seasons. Lambright was born and raised in Everett, Washington, the son of a fisherman. He earned a scholarship to the UW, where he lettered as an undersized defensive end for head coach Jim Owens, earning all-conference and All-Coast honors as a senior for the Huskies in 1964.