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Bud Riley dies in Canada at 86

Updated: August 6, 2012, 4:16 PM ET
Associated Press

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Bud Riley, the father of Oregon State football coach Mike Riley and a former assistant coach at the school, has died. He was 86.

The school announced Bud Riley died Saturday after a lengthy illness. He had been living in British Columbia, Canada.

Riley was an assistant coach at Oregon State from 1965-72 and returned to the school in 1979.

He was the defensive coordinator for Oregon State in 1967. That team, dubbed the Giant Killers, beat No. 1 Southern California ...

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