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Sir Creep

Posted 18 July 2015 - 05:28 AM

Bill Arnsparger, who coordinated the "no-name defense" of the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins, died Friday, the team confirmed. He was 88.

Born in Kentucky, Arnsparger was a graduate of Miami (OH) University and a World War II veteran. He saw his most success with the Dolphins, installing schemes that gained widespread popularity around football and winning Super Bowl VII after an undefeated season. He soon moved on to New York, where he coached the Giants from 1974-1976, before returning to work with Shula again in Miami. After spending a decade in the collegiate ranks as LSU's head coach and Florida's athletic director, Arnsparger returned to the NFL as San Diego's defensive coordinator in 1992, helping the team to an appearance in Super Bowl XXIX in 1995.
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http://www.nfl.com/n...rger-dies-at-88

CaptainChorizo

Posted 10 July 2015 - 12:36 AM

Ken Stabler

The 1970's Oakland Raiders QB who was diagnosed with colon cancer earlier in the year is dead at age 69


mijkediablo

Posted 06 July 2015 - 12:30 AM

Jack Steadman, former general manager of Kansas City Chiefs, dead at 86.

 

http://www.nfl.com/n...ign=Twitter_atn


Sir Creep

Posted 02 July 2015 - 08:15 PM

Sad couple of months to be a former Detroit Lion.
Their teams 1970-76 sucked ass. About the only player worth a damn was Charlie Sanders, and like many boys growing up in the D in that era, he was a favorite player. RIP Charlie, sorry you didn't get to play on better teams, yet still made the HOF.
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http://www.myfoxdetr...ders-dead-at-68

The Dead Cow

Posted 30 June 2015 - 05:10 PM

Pat Peppler, former Atlanta Falcons head coach and a former Green Bay Packers executive, has died aged 93.

 

http://www.foxsports...es-at-93-063015


Sir Creep

Posted 27 June 2015 - 09:36 PM

Damion Cook, 36.
 
http://blacksportson...-the-age-of-36/


Two former Detroit Lions in one day
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mijkediablo

Posted 27 June 2015 - 08:33 PM

Damion Cook, 36.

 

http://blacksportson...-the-age-of-36/


Sir Creep

Posted 20 June 2015 - 04:46 AM

Danny Villanueva, a Placekicker for the Rams and Cowboys in the mid 1960s, and most certainly one of the very few New Mexico State Aggies to play in the NFL, has died at 77 after suffering a stroke earlier this week. He was also a pioneer of Spanish speaking NFL coverage after his playing days.
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http://bharatpress.c...eer-dies-at-77/

Sir Creep

Posted 19 June 2015 - 12:53 PM

John David Crow Jr., Bear Bryants only Heisman Trophy winner (I don't know what it means), dead at 79:
 
http://www.al.com/sp..._bryants_o.html

I can help here. The Heismann Trophy is awarded to the 'best college football player' each year. Bear Bryant and the Alabama football program being one of the best, it is therefore a bit of an oddity that he only coached 1 winner of the Heismann, basically, considering all the talent he coached, including Joe Nameth et al. That's why they made a point of saying that.
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gcreptile

Posted 19 June 2015 - 10:09 AM

John David Crow Jr., Bear Bryants only Heisman Trophy winner (I don't know what it means), dead at 79:

 

http://www.al.com/sp..._bryants_o.html


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