Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll who was born in Cleveland, played for St. Benedictine High School, the University of Dayton, the Cleveland Browns and won some Super Bowls as a coach died yesterday.
From the yahoosports.com:
Chuck Noll, the legendary coach who guided the Pittsburgh Steelers to four Super Bowl championships, died Friday night at his home in suburban Pittsburgh. He was 82.Paramedics responded to a call from Noll's wife, Marianne, at 9:45 p.m. ET when she found him unresponsive. Noll was declared dead 10 minutes later.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner said he died of natural causes.Noll was reported to be under a doctor's care for an undisclosed illness. He had been suffering from back pain and heart issues, among other problems, in recent years.
As coach of the Steelers from 1969-91, Noll guided the franchise to Super Bowl wins in the 1974, 1975, 1978 and 1979 seasons. In those 23 seasons, Noll's teams went 209-156-1 overall and 16-8 in the playoffs with nine AFC Central titles, making him one of the most successful coaches in postseason history.