Terry Donahue, who lead UCLA to victory more times than any coach in the Pac-12 conference, died on Sunday after a two-year battle with cancer, the university has announced. He was 77 years old.
Donahue served as an assistant coach for the Bruins from 1971 through 1975, when he was promoted to head coach -- a job he kept until 1995. From there, he went on to coach Kansas for a season before landing a gig as GM of the San Francisco 49ers, where he stayed until 2005.
He later worked as a broadcaster for CBS, Fox and the NFL.
All totaled, Donahue scored 151 victories at UCLA and 98 in Pac-12 play, both records!
The College Football Hall of Famer was also inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame in 1997 and had the stadium's press box named after him in 2013.
"He epitomizes everything you strive to be as a coach and as a human being," current UCLA football coach Chip Kelly said. "Since the moment I stepped on campus, he's been an incredible mentor and one of the most authentic, humble and toughest men I've ever met. He loved UCLA with all he had, and I can't express how important his guidance and friendship has been for me."
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