Gansz dies after surgery complications

Updated: April 28, 2009, 10:23 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

DALLAS -- Former Kansas City Chiefs coach Frank Gansz, who was special teams coach at SMU last year, has died in a Dallas hospital. He was 70.

SMU spokesman Brad Sutton said Gansz developed complications after undergoing knee replacement surgery last Wednesday. He said Gansz died Monday afternoon.

Gansz came out of the surgery without any issues but suffered complications from a blood clot soon afterward, UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel told ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel last week.

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