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Legendary ‘U Of M’ Football Head Coach Passes Away At 98

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BLOOMINGTON (WCCO) — Legendary head coach of the University of Minnesota football team Murray Warmath passed away in Bloomington Wednesday at the age of 98.

Warmath, who joined the team in 1954, won a national championship and went to two Rose Bowls. He coached the team for 18 years.

He had been a resident at Friendship Village, a retirement community, for the past eight years.

His death was due to natural causes.

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