Murray Warmath dies at 98

Updated: March 17, 2011, 4:58 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Murray Warmath, the football coach who led the Minnesota Gophers to a national championship and back-to-back Rose Bowls, has died at age 98.

Warmath died Wednesday night in Bloomington of natural causes, the university said. The Gophers have not won a Big Ten title since Warmath led them to a share of the crown in 1967.

"Murray Warmath is one of the great coaches and leaders in the history of Gopher sports, and indeed, intercollegiate athletics," Minnesota president ...

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