Ara Parseghian

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Parseghian in 1957

Ara Raoul Parseghian (Armenian: Արա Ռաուլ Բարսեղյան; May 21, 1923 – August 2, 2017) was an American-Armenian football player and coach. Parseghian guided the University of Notre Dame to NCAA Division I national championships in 1966 and 1973. He was thought of being one of the best coaches in Notre Dame history.[1]

Parseghian died at his home in Granger, Indiana on the morning of August 2, 2017 from an infection caused after having hip surgery at the age of 94.[2]

Books[change | change source]

  • MacCambridge, Michael (2005). ESPN College Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of the Game. New York: ESPN Books. ISBN 978-1-401-33703-2.
  • Pagna, Tom (1976). Notre Dame's Era of Ara. South Bend, IN: Diamond Communications, Inc. ISBN 978-0-896-51557-4.

References[change | change source]

  1. Weinreb, Michael (May 25, 2012). "Blue and Gold and Red All Over". Grantland. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  2. "Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian dies at 94". Mail Online. 2 August 2017.

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