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Kansas hires Air Force assistant Wallace for special teams

Feb. 18, 2020 7:04 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has hired Jonathan Wallace to coach special teams and running backs, completing an overhaul of Les Miles' staff as the Jayhawks head into Year 2 of the former national championship-winning coach's regime. Miles announced the hiring in a statement Tuesday. Wallace spent last...

Former Minnesota coach Kill now assisting old friend at TCU

Feb. 5, 2020 9:23 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has joined TCU's staff as a special assistant to coach Gary Patterson. The two Kansas natives are longtime friends, and Kill was the best man in Patterson's wedding. Kill will be in charge of the Horned Frogs offense, but won't be one of the...

This Nov. 25, 1991, photo shows Michael Wright, CEO of Supervalu. Wright, a former University of Minnesota football star who led grocery wholesaler Supervalu Inc. for 20 years, has died. He was 81. Wright died Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at his home in Wayzata of complications from pneumonia, Wright's son, Adam Wright, told the Star Tribune. (Marlin Levison/Star Tribune via AP)

Ex-Gopher star, Supervalu CEO Michael Wright dies at 81

Jan. 29, 2020 7:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Wright, a former University of Minnesota football star who led grocery wholesaler Supervalu Inc. for 20 years, has died. He was 81. Wright died Monday at his home in Wayzata of complications from pneumonia, Wright's son, Adam Wright, told the Star Tribune. A Minneapolis native,...