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. August 2, 2017.

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