Former Boise State Football Coach Tony Knap Dies


The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that Tony Knap, who coached the Boise State Broncos football squad through the late 1960s and early '70s, died in a Pullman, Wash., retirement home on Sept. 24 at the age of 97. He suffered from Alzheimer's disease.

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Knap was also a head coach at Utah State and at UNLV and his career coaching record was 143-53-4. Knap was dubbed the Silver Fox for his flowing mane of white hair. He spent his final years with his bride of 70 years, Mickey, in Pullman.