Jim LaRue, who was the Arizona Wildcats head football coach in the early 60s, has died, according to the UA Athletics Department. He was 89.
LaRue was 41-37-2 in eight seasons with the Wildcats from 1959-66.
He went on to coach in the NFL, where he served as a secondary coach with the Chicago Bears. He was a member of the Bears' 1985 Super Bowl championship team.
"We are saddened to hear the news of Coach LaRue's passing," Arizona Athletics Director Greg Byrne said in a news release. "He was a positive representative of our department and our football program. His teams and his legacy are an important part of our football program's history."
Funeral services have yet to be arranged.