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Published: 11/20/2013


Frank Lauterbur: Iconic Moments

Legendary University of Toledo football coach Frank X. Lauterbur died Wednesday, November 20, 2013. Lauterbur at one time led the Rockets to a 35-game winning streak. These images come from The Blade archives as well just earlier this year when Lauterbur attended the UT Spring Game at the Glass Bowl on Friday, April 12, 2013. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

Frank Lauterbur, former Toledo University football coach and coach of the Iowa Hawkeyes. Enlarge Frank Lauterbur, former Toledo University football coach and coach of the Iowa Hawkeyes.
1967 BLADE PHOTO BY HERRAL LONG
Frank Lauterbur shows off the Tangerine Bowl trophy as he deplanes December 30, 1970, in Toledo on arrival after the game.   Enlarge | Buy This Photo Frank Lauterbur shows off the Tangerine Bowl trophy as he deplanes December 30, 1970, in Toledo on arrival after the game.
THE BLADE/DON SIMMONS
Frank Lauterbur jumps to his feet to call timeout from the sidelines in 1970. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Frank Lauterbur jumps to his feet to call timeout from the sidelines in 1970.
THE BLADE/DAVE CRON
Former Toledo Rockets football coach Frank Lauterbur tosses the coin prior to the Rockets' spring game. Enlarge Former Toledo Rockets football coach Frank Lauterbur tosses the coin prior to the Rockets' spring game.
BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
Lauterbur is applauded in the Rockets' locker room prior to the Rockets' spring game. Enlarge Lauterbur is applauded in the Rockets' locker room prior to the Rockets' spring game.
BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
Lauterbur shakes hands with another former coach, Tom Amstutz, who gets a hug from former Toledo mayor and former assistant UT football coach Carty Finkbeiner. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lauterbur shakes hands with another former coach, Tom Amstutz, who gets a hug from former Toledo mayor and former assistant ...
THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
Lauterbur laughs during a ceremony in his honor. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lauterbur laughs during a ceremony in his honor.
THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
Lauterbur, left, is greeted Jack Murphy, another former coach, right, prior to a ceremony honoring Lauterbur. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lauterbur, left, is greeted Jack Murphy, another former coach, right, prior to a ceremony honoring Lauterbur.
THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
Frank Lauterbur in house May 13, 2005. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Frank Lauterbur in house May 13, 2005.
THE BLADE/LUKE BLACK


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