Bob Devaney

Bob Devaney

Robert S. "Bob" Devaney (April 13, 1915 – May 9, 1997) was a college football coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Wyoming from 1957 to 1961 and at the University of Nebraska from 1962 to 1972, compiling a career college football record of 136–30–7 (.806). Devaney's Nebraska Cornhuskers won consecutive national championships in 1970 and 1971. Devaney also served as the athletic director at Nebraska from 1967 to 1993. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1981. He died of a heart attack on May 9, 1997.

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