Remembering Don James: 1932-2013
Don James, the legendary coach of the University of Washington, died on Oct. 20, 2013. James, who guided the Huskies to the 1991 national championship after a 12-0 season, was 80.
James won six Pac-10 titles and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997. Scroll down as Times sports writers, fellow coaches and former players reflect on the life and coaching career of a Husky great.
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Remembering Don James
Seattle Times sports columnists Jerry Brewer and Larry Stone discuss the legacy of coach Don James.
The Seattle Times' Jerry Brewer talks about what former Washington head football coach Don James meant to the Husky program and to college football.
Seattle Times chat with Don James
Former UW football coach Don James answers questions submitted by Seattle Times readers during a live chat on August 24, 2011.
The news of Don James' death inspired fellow coaches and former players to share stories and memories on Twitter. Here are some seattletimes.com staff picks paired with photos.
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My prayers to Coach James and his family. Probably the most influential person in my athletic and professional career. I will truly miss him— Warren Moon (@WMoon1) October 21, 2013
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"It's hard to put into words how much it hurts to lose a man like Don James. He was my coach, my mentor..." http://t.co/4MecpHXktv -GP— Coach Gary Pinkel (@mizzoufootball) October 21, 2013