Legendary Western football coach dies

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Iverson led Mountaineers to titles, playoffs

  • Carl ‘Duke’ Iverson. Courtesy
    Carl ‘Duke’ Iverson. Courtesy
Long-time Western Colorado University football coach Dr. Carl “Duke” Iverson, who led the Mountaineers to six Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) titles as head coach and another six as defensive coordinator, died on Thursday, Feb. 11, in Oregon. He was 80 years old. Iverson was Western’s head coach from 1988-95 and 1997-2000 and is second on the Mountaineers’ all-time wins list thanks to a…

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