Thu 17 Mar 2011
Murray Warmath, who coached the University of Minnesota football program from 1954 to 1971 died on Tuesday at the age of 98. Warmath compiled a career college football record of 97–84–10. In 18 seasons at Minnesota, Warmath’s teams had a record of 87–78–7, won eight games in a season three times, and captured the program’s most recent national chammpionship in 1960.
Warmath was named the national coach of the year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association in 1960 and led the Minnesota to its most recent trips to the Rose Bowl in both 1961 and 1962.
Warmath made several appearances at new TCF Bank Stadium over the past two years including for its inaugural game in September of 2009.
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