Vaught led Ole Miss to six SEC titles

Updated: February 7, 2006, 11:43 AM ET
Associated Press

OXFORD, Miss. -- John Vaught, a Texas native who played at TCU before leading Mississippi to six Southeastern Conference titles and 18 postseason bowl appearances, has died at 96.

He died Friday night at his assisted living facility in Oxford, Miss., the school said.

Vaught's influence lingers beyond the University of Mississippi stadium that now bears his name. Professional and college football teams still use his variations on offense.

Quarterbacks Charles Conerly, ...

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