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Sam Wyche, former Cincinnati Bengals coach, dies at 74

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Former Furman Paladin Sam Wyche '66

Following the passing of former Furman University Paladin Football quarterback Sam Wyche ’66, CNN remembers the NFL coach who famously reminded Bengals fans that they ‘don’t live in Cleveland’ pursuant to a rain of snowballs during a 1989 game. View the vintage video and a remembrance from Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason in the piece. The Washington Post also noted Wyche’s unconventional approach to the game with his “no huddle offense,” and, in later years, Wyche’s advocacy for organ donation.

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