Legendary LSU Coach Paul Dietzel Passes Away
Former LSU football coach and athletic director Paul Dietzel, who piloted the Tigers to a national championship, has died after a brief illness. He was 89.
Dietzel was the head football coach from 1955-61 and later served as athletic director from 1978-82. He retired to North Carolina, but moved back to Baton Rouge in 2003.
Dietzel was the last living member of the national championship coaching staff.