ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan football coach Gary Moeller has died. The university says he died Monday at the age of 81.
No cause was provided.
Moeller, who was from Lima, Ohio, played linebacker from 1961 to 1963 and was a team captain his senior year for Woody Hayes at Ohio State University.
He coached the Wolverines from 1990-95, succeeding Bo Schembechler. He went 44-13-3 with three Big Ten titles and four bowl victories.
After he resigned, he moved to the NFL and was an assistant for four teams. He was the interim coach of the Detroit Lions in 2000, going 4-3.
Moeller’s first head coaching job was at Illinois from 1977-79.