Originally Posted by ChiefsCountry
West Coast Offense roots are from Paul Brown which is Ohio. It got called West Coast Offense because of the success of the 49ers in the 80s.
Air Coryell Offense roots are from Sid Gillman.
Yep, Walsh originally perfected the WCO in Cincinatti.
He took it with him to STANFORD, where he continued to tweak it. He was at Stanford for 2 years before going to the 49ers.