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.

Comments (3)
  1. Grizz says:

    R.I.P. Murray.

    I always admired your courage and guts to go against the grain. Not to shabby of a coach either my good man. Peace be with you

  2. Tad G says:

    Yet another era’s legend has left us.
    Thanks for the memories Murray and I know God has a special spot up there with your name on it.

  3. Dave says:

    2 Rosebowls and a national championship! No coach has come close since. God be with you Murry!

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