Former Longtime NFL, College Coach Lou Saban Passes Away

Lou Saban, the well-traveled coach whose NFL and college careers spanned five decades and dozens of jobs, died around 4 a.m. Sunday at his home, his wife, Joyce, said. He had heart problems for years and recently suffered a fall that required hospitalization, she said.

Saban played football at Indiana University and for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL before embarking on an unmatched head coaching career that included stops with the Boston Patriots of the AFL, the Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, along with college jobs at Miami, Army, Northwestern and Maryland.

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