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Bob Devaney
Birth: Apr. 13, 1915
Saginaw
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 9, 1997
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

College Football Couch. Born in Saginaw, Michigan, he is regarded as one of the College footballs all time best couches. Attending Alma College Michigan, he lettered as a football tight end and graduated a Bachelor of Science in 1939. For the next 14 seasons, he coached football at four Michigan high schools, was an assistant coach at Michigan State, (1953-56) and was head coach at the University of Wyoming, (1957-61). Going to the University of Nebraska as head football couch 1962, he led the Huskerís to National Championships (1970-71) and Big Eight titles (1963-66, 1969-72). He retired from coaching in 1972, with a record of 136-30-7 and Bowls 7-3. He was then the University of Nebraska full-time athletic director retiring in 1996. In 1981, he was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. He died from a heart attack at age 82 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin A Devaney (1884 - 1969)
  Grace Elizabeth Rumbles Devaney (1887 - 1974)
 
 Spouse:
  Phyllis A. Devaney (1916 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lincoln Memorial Park *
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: 50 yards straight in from the main entrance on the left side of the oval you see upon entering.
*Former burial location
 
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Record added: Feb 18, 1999
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Bob Devaney
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Bob Devaney
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- John P. Birosak
 Added: Aug. 18, 2016

- bob tarte
 Added: May. 9, 2016
To the most famous head coach in Nebraska football history. I remember taking a picture of you on the sideline during an interview. It was at the NU-Missouri game, where the Huskers got upset. May your legends live on!!
- Larry Kosch
 Added: May. 26, 2015
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