Former LSU head coach Bill Arnsparger has died
BATON ROUGE - A LSU SEC title-winning coach died this week, WBRZ confirmed.
Bill Arnsparger died out-of-state. He hadn't been in Louisiana for quite some time.
Arnsparger coached the Tigers to its SEC title in 1986. The '86 championship was the first since 1970. While at LSU, he coached the team to two Sugar Bowls. He left after three seasons with a 26-8-2 overall record.
"Arnsparger was well-known in football circles for his defensive mind and was a longtime assistant coach in the NFL," FoxSports.com reported Friday afternoon.
Arnsparger was also successful in pro-football, too. He last coached at the Chargers were he was the defensive coordinator in 1992-1994.
LSU posted information about Arnsparger's death in a memorial page on the athletics website.
Arnsparger was 88.
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