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Former Washington football coach Don James dies at 80
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Sunday, October 20, 2013 9:57 PM EDT
Don James, the longtime University of Washington football coach who led the Huskies to a share of the national championship in 1991, died Sunday. He was 80.
James was 178-76-3 as a head coach at Kent State and Washington, counting three forfeit victories with the Huskies. After going 25-19-1 in four seasons at Kent State, he was 153-57-2 at Washington from 1975-92 and led the school to a six-pack of Rose Bowl appearances.
His 1991 team topped the coaches' poll, while Miami was the national champion in The Associated Press' media poll.
James played quarterback at the Miami , graduating in 1954 with a degree in education.