Former Illinois coach, Pete Elliott, dies at 86

Pete Elliott, the executive director in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, dies at the age of 86.

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Pete Elliott was used to be an American football player and a coach as well. He has been an All-American quarterback of Michigan Wolverines football team way back 1948 when the team won the national championship. Aside from being the football player, he was the head football coach of the following teams as well:

  •  University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1956
  • University of California, Berkeley in 1957–1959
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1960–1966
  • University of Miami in 1973–1974


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