SMSU Coach Talks About Life After TragedyIt's a sports story, but it's much more. Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) basketball coach Brad Bigler and his wife Heather lost a five-month-old son to a drunk driver last summer. He would have turned one last Monday.
SMSU Coach Injured, Baby Dies In Starbuck CrashA Minnesota college basketball coach was critically injured in a weekend crash, which took the life of his 5-month-old son. Brad Bigler is currently in a South Dakota hospital, suffering from several broken ribs, an injured shoulder blade and a collapsed lung. He's also grieving for his 5-month-old baby boy, Drake, who died.