Bob Chappuis dies at 89

Updated: June 15, 2012, 10:24 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Former Michigan star Bob Chappuis, the 1948 Rose Bowl MVP and a College Football Hall of Famer, died Thursday at the age of 89.

Chappuis had been hospitalized at the University of Michigan Hospital after falling earlier this week.

A quarterback and halfback with the Wolverines, Chappuis started his college career in 1942 before leaving school to fight in World War II. He served as an aerial gunner and radio operator on B-25 bombers before being shot down ...

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