Member of the College Football Hall of Fame who led the University of Iowa to three Big Ten Titles in his 19-year coaching tenure.
He was a four-year player at Baylor University from 1947 to 1950.
He also had multi-year stints as the head coach of SMU and North Texas State.
He has two children, Bryan and Jayme, with longtime wife Shirley Fry.
He was once a mentor to longtime University of Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops.