UMD football coach headed to Western Illinois

  • Blog Post by: Chris Miller
  • December 19, 2012 - 10:31 AM

Minnesota Duluth football coach Bob Nielson, who led the Bulldogs to a pair of NCAA Division II championships, is leaving the Port City to be football coach at Western Illinois.

Nielson, 100-26 as football coach, is also UMD's athletic director. He is 53.

The Duluth News-Tribune report is here.

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