Bill Mallory, Indiana's?all-time coaching wins leader who upgraded football teams at Colorado, Northern Illinois?and Miami (Ohio), died Friday in Bloomington, Indiana.
Indiana University confirmed Mallory's passing following a tweet by Mallory's son, Curt, the football coach at Indiana State.
Bill Mallory was 82. He underwent emergency brain surgery after falling on Tuesday. Curt Mallory tweeted Thursday that his father had been placed in hospice care.
Bill Mallory went 168-129-4 in 27 seasons as a college head coach, guiding 10 teams to bowl appearances with four AP top-20 finishes. He led Miami (Ohio), his alma mater, to an 11-0 record in 1973 and a No. 15 finish in the final poll. Mallory later coached Colorado to the 1977 Orange Bowl and Northern Illinois to its first Mid-American Conference title in 1983.