Milt Tenopir, legendary O-Line coach at Nebraska, dies

Former Nebraska Offensive Line Coach Milt Tenopir, recipient of the inaugural Tom Osborne Legacy Award for contributions to line play, signs autographs at the Outland Trophy presentation banquet on Jan. 15 in Omaha.

Former Nebraska Offensive Line Coach Milt Tenopir, recipient of the inaugural Tom Osborne Legacy Award for contributions to line play, signed autographs at the Outland Trophy Presentation Banquet in January 2015.

Milt Tenopir, who coached some of college football’s most dominant offensive lines with Nebraska in the 1980s and ’90s, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 76.

Tenopir won the first annual Tom Osborne Legacy Award in January 2015. The Award is presented at the Outland Trophy Presentation Banquet in Omaha to a person who has made great contribution to line play.

CLICK HERE to read the Associated Press obituary.

Former Nebraska Coach Tom Osborne recalled Tenopir as a great teacher who cared deeply about his players. CLICK HERE to read the entire story on Omaha.com.

 

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