The color purple

Telander, Rick
December 1992
Sports Illustrated;12/14/92, Vol. 77 Issue 25, p32
Profiles Dennis Green, new coach of the Minnesota Vikings. A black man, clad in purple, in a white man's world; Origin and family background; High school career; Collegiate career and statistics at Iowa; Coaching career progress; Tough, motivated and talented; His leadership abilities and coaching strategy; Gives the Vikings an attacking defense; Reinforces a Viking tradition; Tough-but-fair style of management; A classic example of his no-nonsense approach; Lifestyle.


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