Longtime college football coach who was named Big Ten Coach of the Year at Michigan State in 2003.
He played linebacker and quarterback at Weber State University from 1968 to 1970.
He also coached Louisville, Arkansas, Utah State and the University of Idaho.
He married Diana Flora on August 15, 1970, and the couple had three children: Nicholas, Kayse and Sam.
He is a Big Ten Coach of the Year winner, which is also true for North Texas State coach Hayden Fry .