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Don Fambrough
Birth: Oct. 19, 1922
Longview
Gregg County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 2011
Lawrence
Douglas County
Kansas, USA

College Football Coach. For eight years (1971 to 1974, 1979 to 1982), he served as head coach of the University of Kansas Jayhawks. His lengthy association with the University of Kansas began as a player where he earned All-Big Six honors twice (1946 and 1947), while contributing to the Jayhawks' appearance in the Orange Bowl in 1947. Four 19-years he serves as an assistant coach at Kansas under Jules Sikes, Jack Mitchell and Pepper Rodgers, succeeding the latter as head coach in 1971. During his first tenure, Fambrough led the Jayhawks to a Liberty Bowl appearance in 1973. From 1975 until 1978, he served as Assistant Director of the William Fund and in 1979, resumed his coaching duties. In 1981, he guided Kansas to the Hall of Fame Bowl and earned the Associated Press Big Eight Coach of the Year honors. He compiled a 36 win 49 loss and 5 tie coaching record. He died of complications from a fall. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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  Delfred Few Fambrough (1923 - 2001)
 
Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Lawrence
Douglas County
Kansas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Sep 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75918489
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