Former Michigan Head Coach Dead at 77

By: Schembechler collapsed during taping of television show.
By: Schembechler collapsed during taping of television show.

Detroit (AP) -- Three television stations are reporting that former Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler died today at the age of 77. He fell ill during the taping of a television show and was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

Schembechler's death is being reported by Detroit stations WXYZ, WDIV and WJBK, which did not cite sources.

Schembechler died a day before the second-ranked Wolverines are scheduled to meet number-one Ohio State in the latest installment of their century-old rivalry.

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